Mitsutaro Nakane

Mitsutaro Nakane

Bird Commission case file number 628. Custodian file number 5551. (Source: lac_rg33-69_volume_30_file_0628)
He was born on 25 October 1885. He was a farmer and fisherman employed by A.B.C. Packers, Steveston, BC. His family includes Risa Nakane (wife), Mikiko Nakane (daughter), Sakie Nakane (daughter), Yoshie Nakane (daughter), Mitsue Nakano [also appears as Michie Nakane] (daughter), Isoko Nakane (daughter), and Mitsuo Nakane (son). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 251, 132 Garry Street, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to and he was exiled to Japan on Magrath, AB.


Regularized NameMitsutaro Nakane
Custodian Identification Number5551
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


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