Teruo Nagai

Teruo Nagai

He was born on 18 September 1919. He was a grocery clerk employed by M. Furuya, 324 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Chiye Nagai [possibly Chive Nagai] (mother; nee Chiye Tanaka or Chive Tanaka) and Yonejiro Nagai (father). His home address is listed as 4160 Union Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Toronto, ON.


Regularized NameTeruo Nagai
Custodian Identification Number3931
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Toronto, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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