Manjiro Nagai

Manjiro Nagai

He was born on 1 October 1891. He was a farmer. His family includes Yoshi Nagai (mother; nee Yoshi Yoshihara), Irimatsu Nagai (father), Hideyo Nagai [also written as Hidego Nagai] (wife; nee Hideyo Sunada or Hidego Sunada), Toshio Nagai (son), Machiko Nagai (daughter), Andreo Jiro Nagai (son), and Benso Nagai [also written as Benro Nagai](son). His home address is listed as 15th Road, Rural Route #1, Haney, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Taylor Lake, BC.

Metadata

ForenameManjiro
SurnameNagai
Regularized NameManjiro Nagai
Custodian Identification Number7007
NationalityUnknown
ResidenceTaylor Lake, BC

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Terminology

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