Kinsaku Nagami

Kinsaku Nagami

He was born on 7 December 1896. He was a taxi stand owner employed by O.K. Taxi. His family includes Gentaro Nagami (father), Hana Nagami (mother; nee Hana Adahi), Asano Nagami (wife; nee Asano Kitano), Akiyoshi Nagami (son), Teruko Nagami (daughter), Keiji Nagami (son), Tokio Nagami (son), Hanae Nagami (daughter), and Mitsue Nagami [also known as Mary Mitsuye Nagami] (daughter). His home address is listed as 1684 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameKinsaku Nagami
Custodian Identification Number11595
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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