Kanematsu Nagami

Kanematsu Nagami

He was born on 24 December 1826. He was a fisherman employed by B.C. Packers Company Limited, Sunnyside, BC. His family includes Kura Nagami (wife; in Japan). His home address is listed as Port Essington, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Solsqua, BC. He died at Glacier, BC on 05 February 1945.


Regularized NameKanematsu Nagami
Custodian Identification Number1066
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Solsqua, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Port Essington


Custodian Case Files (1)


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