Kinji Nagatani

Kinji Nagatani

He was born on 24 December 1874. He was a pin boy employed by La Salle Bowling Alley. His family includes Kimi Nagatani (mother) and Tomejiro Nagatani (father). His home address is listed as 609 Pender Street, West Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameKinji Nagatani
Custodian Identification Number13896
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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