Asako Nagata

Asako Nagata

She was born on 20 September 1908. Her maiden name is Asako Shigematsu. She was a housewife. Her family includes Chiyo Shigematsu (mother), Tsunekichi Shigematsu (father), Yoshio Nagata (husband), Junko Janet Nagata (daughter), and Kiyoshi Ken Nagata (son). Her home address is listed as Celtic Cannery, 49th and Blenheim Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.


Regularized NameAsako Nagata
Custodian Identification Number6780
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceGreenwood, BC


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