Toyo Kagetsu

Toyo Kagetsu

She was born on 7 October 1892. Her maiden name is Toyo Nakamoto. She was a housekeeper and shared in her husband’s business. Her family includes Ei Nakamoto (mother), Shyoemon Nakamoto (father), Eikichi Kagetsu (husband), and Akiko Kagetsu (daughter). 2867 West 37th Avenue, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Bridge River, BC and as of 25 January 1947 she was living at 33 Howard Street, Vancouver, BC.


Regularized NameToyo Kagetsu
Custodian Identification Number14585
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceBridge River, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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