Sano Nagata

Sano Nagata

She was born on 2 January 1903. She was a housewife. Her family includes Machi Okawa (mother; nee Machi Kitamura), Mosaku Okawa (father), Shokichi Nagata (husband), Riichi Nagata (son), Kazuo Nagata (son), and Toshiko Nagata (daughter). Her home address is listed as Box 261, House No. 9, Colonial Cannery, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Clinton, BC.


Regularized NameSano Nagata
Custodian Identification Number4736
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Clinton, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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