Toichiro Nakai

Toichiro Nakai

He was born on 30 December 1900. He was a self-employed boat builder and store proprietor. His family includes Toku Nakai (mother; nee Toku Imoto), Motokichi Nakai (father), and Mitsu Nakai (wife; nee Mitsu Inouye). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 3, East Kelowna, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and he was exiled to Japan on 2 October 1946.


Regularized NameToichiro Nakai
Custodian Identification Number5373
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceSlocan, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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