Heitaro Nabata

Heitaro Nabata

He was born on 15 July 1890. He was a self-employed shoemaker. His family includes Sue Nabata [also listed as Suye Nabata] (wife; nee Sue Yasuda or Suye Yasuda), Takeo Nabata (son), Atsushi Nabata (son), and Ryoji Nabata (son). His home address is listed as 356 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Magna Bay, BC. He died at Kamloops, BC on 20 August 1950.


Regularized NameHeitaro Nabata
Custodian Identification Number3283
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceMagna Bay, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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