Asano Nagai

Asano Nagai

She was born on 8 February 1900. Her maiden name is Asaon Yoshihara. Her occupation is listed as “none”. Her family includes Mana Yoshihara (mother; nee Mana Kosaka), Eizo Yoshihara (father), Yoichi Nagai (husband), Yoshimi Nagai (daughter), and Martha Nagai (daughter). Her home address is listed as 2969 15th Road, Haney, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Taylor Lake, BC.


Regularized NameAsano Nagai
Custodian Identification Number7067
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Taylor Lake, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Haney


Custodian Case Files (1)


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