Kurakichi Nagatoishi

Kurakichi Nagatoishi

He was born on 10 February 1891. His birth name is Kurakichi Inamasu. He was a storekeeper. His family includes Yano Inamasu (mother), Kimiye Nagatoishi [also listed as Kimie Nagatoishi] (wife; nee Kimiye Inayoshi or Kimie Inayoshi), Tomita Nagatoishi (child), Sadao Nagatoishi (son), Narumi Nagatoishi (child), (Kiyoko Nagatoishi (daughter), Emiko Nagatoishi (daughter), and Hideo Nagatoishi (son). His home address is listed as 900 West Pender Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Roseberry, BC and was exiled to Japan on 31 May 1946.


Regularized NameKurakichi Nagatoishi
Custodian Identification Number2305
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceRoseberry, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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