Toyokichi Nakanishi

Toyokichi Nakanishi

He was born on 4 June 1890. He was a fisherman. His family includes Kau Nakanishi (mother), Kinosuke Nakanishi (father), Ume Tsuji (wife), Chiyoko Nakanishi (daughter), and Koyo Nakanishi (daughter). His home address is listed as Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lorette, MB and was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameToyokichi Nakanishi
Custodian Identification Number2403
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceLorette, MB
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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