Haruyo Nagami

Haruyo Nagami

She was born on 23 January 1894. She was self-employed confectionery store owner of the Nagami Confectionary. Her family includes Takematsu Yamasaki (father), Shimi Yamasaki (mother; nee Shimi Akimoto), Seimatsu Nagami (husband; deceased), Seiki Nagami (son), Sumiye Sasaki (daughter; nee Sumiye Nagami). Her home address is listed as 357 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameHaruyo Nagami
Custodian Identification Number11630
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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