5331: Rikima Nakano

5331: Rikima Nakano

Rikima Nakano

He was born on 24 June 1888. He was a self-employed fruit farmer. His family includes Kiku Nakano (mother; nee Kiku Kasuoka), Yasamatsu Nakano (father), Kiyomi Nakano (wife; nee Kiyomi Hashimoto; deceased), Koichiro Nakano (son), Tsutomu Nakano (son), Kiyoshi Nakano (son), Kenichi Nakano (son), Kiyoko Nakano (daughter), Kayoko Nakano (daughter), Ayako Nakano (daughter), and Mariko Nakano (daughter). His home address is listed as 32nd Avenue, Ruskin, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 24 June 1888
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Tashme, BC
C-9355 (1406-1562)
Type Person
Custodian Number 5331
Name Rikima Nakano



5331: Rikima Nakano


Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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