Arata Nagano

Arata Nagano

Nagano was born on 24 November 1890. He was a retired fisherman. His family includes Shizuko Nagano (wife; in Japan). He lived at 406 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC, was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC, and was exiled to Japan on 02 August 1946. His listed seized property includes: household belongings; “fishing boat with engine removed” at the Mizoguchi Boathouse, Capilano, BC.


Regularized NameArata Nagano
Custodian Identification Number1241
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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