Probate/Estate Record of Shosuke Nakano

Probate/Estate Record of Shosuke Nakano


Title Proper F0 GR2202 REEL B08997 FILE 28606
Date(s) 1942
General material designation
This file contains a textual record.
Scope and content
This is the probate record of Shosuke Nakano who died in Vancouver on 30 March 1942. Teiji Kobayashi, an insurance agent from Steveston became administrator of the Nakano’s estate after Kazuo Kobayashi and Kanichi Matsubayashi renounced their rights and the Office of the Custodian delivered consent to the probate. Nakano owned land property in Vancouver. His heirs, including a grand-nephew, brothers- and sisters-in-law, all resided in Japan.
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Immediate source of acquisition
The digital copies of the records were acquired by the Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective between 2014 and 2018.
This record was digitized in full.



Probate/Estate Record of Shosuke Nakano
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