1249: Minoru Nakamura

1249: Minoru Nakamura

Minoru Nakamura

Nakamura was born on 03 July 1898. He was a fisherman employed by Nelson Brothers Cannery, Prince Rupert, BC. His family includes Kemeno Nakamura (mother; in Japan), Kamekichi Nakamura [also listed as Tomitado Nakamura] (father; in Japan), Masue Nakamura (wife; nee Masue Tsumura), Kazuyo Nakamura (daughter; in Japan), Noriko (daughter; in Japan), Mihoko Nakamura (daughter; born on 20 June 1937), Chizumi Nakamura (daughter; born on 12 March 1939), and Kozumi Nakamura (daughter; born on 05 February 1942). He lived at Annadale Cannery, Naas River, BC and Nelson Brothers Cannery, Prince Rupert, BC. His listed seized property includes: boat “MN” [also listed as boat “M.N.” or boat “Rupert 25”]; fishing equipment; tools; household belongings.
Sex M
Date of Birth 03 July 1898
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Reel
C-9316 (1580-1595)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1249
Name Minoru Nakamura
Dates
Not Before: 04 April 1942
Not After: 16 February 1947

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1249: Minoru Nakamura

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Metadata Author: Erin Chan
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