15145: Keita Nagata

15145: Keita Nagata

Keita Nagata

He was born on 4 September 1889. He was a sawmill hand employed by Bain Lumber Company. His family includes Naka Nagata (wife), Setsuko Nagata (daughter), Yoshiko Nagata (daughter), and Masaru Nagata (son). His home address is listed as 333 Boyne Street, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Copper Creek, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 04 September 1889
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Copper Creek, BC
C-9430 (1501-1505)
Type Person
Custodian Number 15145
Name Keita Nagata



15145: Keita Nagata


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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