Hanako Nagao

Hanako Nagao

She was born on 20 February 1901. Her occupation is listed as housewife. Her family includes Hime Hamasaki (mother; nee Hime Susuki), Toyokichi Hamasaki (father), Yoshimatsu Nagao (husband), Yoshiaki Nagao (son), Yoshikazu Nagao (son), Kazumi Nagao (daughter), Nobuko Nagao (daughter), and Yoichi Nagao (son). Her home address is listed as 631 Chatham Street, Victoria, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameHanako Nagao
Custodian Identification Number2022
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Victoria


Custodian Case Files (1)


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