Sutezo Nabata

Sutezo Nabata

He was born on 23 April 1885. He was a shoe store proprieter. His family includes Sumi Nabata (mother; nee Sumi Tsuji), Sozaburo Nabata (father), Nou Nabata (wife), Tokiko Nabata (daughter), Mitsuru Nabata (son), Sataru Nabata (son), Kiyomi Nabata (daughter), Masao Nabata (son) and Michiko Nabata (daughter). His home address is listed as 60 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Magna Bay, BC.


Regularized NameSutezo Nabata
Custodian Identification Number14401
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Magna Bay, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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