Kenkichi Nagata

Kenkichi Nagata

He was born on 11 July 1884. He is also listed as Kenichi Nagata. He was a logger employed by the Homaiko Logging Company [possibly Homeiko Logging Company], Eburne, BC. His family includes Kajiyu Nagata [also listed as Kaju Nagata] (wife; nee Kajiyu Otara or Kaju Otara), Tsuneharu Nagata (son), Kenji Nagata [also listed as Kensi Nagata] (son), Minoru Nagata (son), and Yeiko Nagata (daughter). His home address is listed as Box 31, 17 Road, Eburne, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.

Metadata

ForenameKenkichi
SurnameNagata
Regularized NameKenkichi Nagata
Custodian Identification Number4213
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceTashme, BC

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