Yasujiro Nakanishi

Yasujiro Nakanishi

He was born on 27 December 1904. He was a fisherman employed by B.C. Packers, Steveston, BC. His family includes Tazuru Nakanishi (wife), Kazuo Nakanishi (son), Mitsuko Nakanishi (daughter), Kimiyo Nakanishi (daughter), Yasuji Nakanishi (son). His home address is listed as Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Windermere Valley, BC and was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameYasujiro Nakanishi
Custodian Identification Number1113
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceWindermere Valley, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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