7879: Susumu Nagai

7879: Susumu Nagai

Susumu Nagai

He was born on 31 August 1909. He was a millhand and carpenter employed by New Westminster Shooks Mills. His family includes Sato Nagai (mother; nee Sato Kitamura), Kamezo Nagai (father), Shizu Nagai [also listed as Shizo Nagai] (wife; nee Shizu Hikida or Shizo Hikida), Emiko Nagai (daughter), Tomoyuki Nagai [also listed as Thomas Tomeyuki Nagai or Thomas Toneyuki Nagai] (son), and Kaoru Nagai (daughter). His home address is listed as 109 10th Avenue, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC and Lake Louise, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 31 August 1909
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Kaslo, BC
Lake Louise, AB
Reel
C-9378 (1090-1117)
Type Person
Custodian Number 7879
Name Susumu Nagai

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7879: Susumu Nagai

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