1448: Inoshuke Nakatani

1448: Inoshuke Nakatani


Nakatani was born on 12 December 1887. He was a fisherman. His family includes Masue Nakatani [also, Masuye Nakagani] (wife), San Nakatani (son; born on 21 July 1931), and Yoo Nakatani (son; born on 18 January 1936). He lived at 727 Fraser Street, Prince Rupert, BC and 522 Fulton Street, Prince Rupert, BC and was forcibly uprooted to Stafford Place, Grand Forks, BC. His listed seized property includes: lots in Osland, Smith Island, BC; bungalow house; boat “Sonny N”; boat “I.N.”; fishing equipment.
Sex M
Date of Birth 12 December 1887
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Grand Forks, BC
C-9319 (1505-1567)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1448
Name Inoshuke Nakatani
Not Before: 26 March 1942
Not After: 18 January 1951



1448: Inoshuke Nakatani


Metadata Author: Erin Chan
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