Mitsuyo Nakatani

Mitsuyo Nakatani

She was born on 22 February 1923. She was a houseworker. Her family includes Tomiye Nakatani (mother; nee Tomiye Ishimoto), and Tatsumatsu Nakatani (father). Her home address is listed as No. 51 Gulf of Georgia Cannery, Steveston, BC and P.O. Box 419, 51 Chatham Street, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Grand Forks, BC.


Regularized NameMitsuyo Nakatani
Custodian Identification Number6742
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Grand Forks, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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