1437: Inosuke Nakamura

1437: Inosuke Nakamura

Inosuke Nakamura

Nakamura was born on 23 July 1887. He was a fisherman employed by Inverness Cannery, Skeena River, BC. His family includes Kiku Nakamura (mother; in Japan), Gorokichi Nakamura (father; deceased at time of file), Itoue Nakamura [also, Itono Nakamura] (wife; nee Itoue Matsutani or Itono Matsutani), Akiko Nakamura (daughter; born on 28 October 1928), Miyoko Nakamura [also, Miyo Nakamura] (daughter; born on 25 November 1929), Midori Nakamura (daughter; born on 26 August 1932), and Hidehiro Nakamura (son; born on 01 January 1926). He lived in Steveston, BC and at the Inverness Cannery, Skeena River, BC and was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC. His listed seized property includes: boat “I.N.”; fishing equipment; stoves; household belongings.
Sex M
Date of Birth 23 July 1887
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Greenwood, BC
C-9319 (770-810)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1437
Name Inosuke Nakamura
Not Before: 05 April 1942
Not After: 26 October 1950



1437: Inosuke Nakamura


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