6005: Hirokichi Nakamura

6005: Hirokichi Nakamura

Hirokichi Nakamura

He was born on 19 November 1901. He was a skipper employed by B.C. Packers, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Kiku Nakamura (mother; nee Kiku Matsumoto), Gorokichi Nakamura (father), Kameno Nakamura (wife), and Kimiyo Nakamura (daughter). His home address is listed as Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 19 November 1901
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Greenwood, BC
C-9363 (1850-1858)
Type Person
Custodian Number 6005
Name Hirokichi Nakamura



6005: Hirokichi Nakamura


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