Masahei Nagatoshi

Masahei Nagatoshi

He was born on 5 January 1890. He was a pulp mill worker employed by Ocean Falls Paper Mills Company Limited, Ocean Falls, BC. His family includes Tomari Nagatoshi (wife), Chikae Nagatoshi (daughter), Sumako Nagatoshi (daughter), Masako Nagatoshi (daughter), Tetsuo Nagatoshi (son), and Tomayo Nagatoshi (daughter), Taeko Nagatoshi (daughter), Shizeko Nagatoshi (daughter). His home address is listed as both Ocean Falls, BC and 230 Jackson Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Taft, BC.


Regularized NameMasahei Nagatoshi
Custodian Identification Number2131
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceTaft, BC


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