Tsuruyo Nagai

Tsuruyo Nagai

She was born on 28 February 1899. Her maiden name is Tsuruyo Murakami. She was a housewife. Her family includes Matsu Murakami (mother), Otomatsu Murakami (father), Tsunetaro Nagai (husband), Susumu Nagai (son), Isao Nagai (son), Kiyoko Nagai (daughter), Fumiko Nagai (daughter), Mariko Nagai (daughter), and Sueko Nagai (daughter). Her home address is listed as 2127 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameTsuruyo Nagai
Custodian Identification Number8973
ResidenceSlocan, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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