Isuke Nagata

Isuke Nagata

He was a carpenter employed by B.C. Packers, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Yuki Nagata (mother; nee Yuki Yamashita), Ijiro Nagata (father), Sami Nagata (wife; nee Sami Yamashita; in Japan), and Sumio Nagata (son; in Japan). His home address is listed as 396 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. Claxton Post Office, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameIsuke Nagata
Custodian Identification Number7651
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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