2237: Toshio Nagata

2237: Toshio Nagata

Toshio Nagata

He was born on 3 September 1915. He was a farmer. He was previously employed as a mill hand by Hammond Cedar Company, Port Hammond, BC. His family includes Machi Nagata (mother; nee Machi Tanikawa), Kanjuro Nagata [possibly Kanjiro Nagata] (father), Shizuko Nagata (wife; nee Shizuko Nakahara), and Hiromu Nagata [also listed as Hiromu Theodore Nagata] (son). His home address is listed as Bonson Road, Pitt Meadows, BC. Port Hammond, BC is listed as a previous address. He was forcibly uprooted to Taber, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 03 September 1915
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Taber, AB
Reel
C-9328 (144-149)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2237
Name Toshio Nagata

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2237: Toshio Nagata

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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