Yaichi Nakanishi

Yaichi Nakanishi

He was born on 5 April 1869. He was a boarding house keeper at 1889 Triumph Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Taki Nakanishi (wife) and Eiichi Nakanishi (son). His home address is listed as 1889 Triumph Street, Vancouver, BC. 1839 Triumph Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC and was exiled to Japan on 31 May 1946.


Regularized NameYaichi Nakanishi
Custodian Identification Number13215
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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