Kanjuro Nagata

Kanjuro Nagata

He was born on 18 August 1885. He was a gardener. His family includes Machi Nagata (wife; in Japan), Shizue Nagata (daughter; in Japan), and Toshiio Nagata (son; in Japan). 337 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameKanjuro Nagata
Custodian Identification Number14552
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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