Asano Nagami

Asano Nagami

Her maiden name was Asano Kitano. She was born on 8 April 1909. She was a housewife. Her family includes Taramutsu Kitano (father), Hatsuno Kitano (mother; nee Hatsuno Yoneda), Kinsaku Nagami (husband), 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). Her home address is listed as 1684 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Montreal, Quebec.


Regularized NameAsano Nagami
Custodian Identification Number11251
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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