Gordon Nakayama

Gordon Nakayama

He was born on 16 November 1900. He is also listed as Goichi Gordon Nakayama. He was a clergyman. His family includes Lois Nakayama [also listed as Masui Nakayama] (wife; nee Masui Yao), Timothy Nakayama [also listed as Makoto Nakayama] (son) and Joy Nakayama [also listed as Nozomi Nakayama] (daughter). His home address is listed as 1450 West 64th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan and later Coaldale, AB.


Regularized NameGordon Nakayama
Custodian Identification Number9852
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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