Tadaichi Nagao

Tadaichi Nagao

He was born on 4 October 1866. He was employed by the Canadian government as an interpreter to Mackenzie King at Ottawa. His family includes Keiichiro Nagao (father), and Fumiko Nagao (wife; nee Fumiko Ikegami; deceased). His home address is listed as 157 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameTadaichi Nagao
Custodian Identification Number12223
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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