Keita Nagata

Keita Nagata

He was born on 4 September 1889. He was a sawmill hand employed by Bain Lumber Company. His family includes Naka Nagata (wife), Setsuko Nagata (daughter), Yoshiko Nagata (daughter), and Masaru Nagata (son). His home address is listed as 333 Boyne Street, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Copper Creek, BC.

Metadata

ForenameKeita
SurnameNagata
Regularized NameKeita Nagata
Custodian Identification Number15145
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceCopper Creek, BC

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Terminology

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