8973: Tsuruyo Nagai

8973: Tsuruyo Nagai

Tsuruyo Nagai

She was born on 28 February 1899. Her maiden name is Tsuruyo Murakami. She was a housewife. Her family includes Matsu Murakami (mother), Otomatsu Murakami (father), Tsunetaro Nagai (husband; deceased), Susumu Nagai (son), Isao Nagai (son), Kiyoko Nagai (daughter), Fumiko Nagai (daughter), Mariko Nagai (daughter), and Sueko Nagai (daughter). Her home address is listed as 2127 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 28 February 1899
Nationality Unknown
Locations after uprooting
Slocan, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9387 (2146-2159)
Type Person
Custodian Number 8973
Name Tsuruyo Nagai



8973: Tsuruyo Nagai


Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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