Masayoshi Nagai

Masayoshi Nagai

He was born on 15 May 1913. He was a “farmer or mechanic”. His family includes Kiyono Nagai (mother) and Shoichi Nagai (father). His home address is listed as Rural Route #1, Whonnock, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC. His listed seized property includes a vehicle, his 1937 Ford truck.


Regularized NameMasayoshi Nagai
Custodian Identification Number6942
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceNew Denver, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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