Umetaro Nagatoshi

Umetaro Nagatoshi

He was born on 7 June 1884. He was a logger employed by Stave Lake Cedar Company, Suicide Creek. His family includes Midori Nagatoshi (wife), Tadao Nagatoshi (son), Kazuo Nagatoshi (son), and Hisashi Nagatoshi (son). He lived in Dewdney, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC and exiled to Japan 31 May 1946.


Regularized NameUmetaro Nagatoshi
Custodian Identification Number10145
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceSandon, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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