Kiyono Nagai

Kiyono Nagai

She was born on 10 April 1887. Her maiden name is Kiyono Maki. Her occupation is listed as housewife.. Her family includes Yuki Maki (mother; nee Yuki Kuwabara), Motokichi Maki (father), Shoichi Nagai (husband), and Minoru Nagai [also listed as Roy Nagai] (son). Her home address is listed as Rural Route No. 1, Whonnock, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameKiyono Nagai
Custodian Identification Number7059
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Whonnock


Custodian Case Files (1)


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