Koichi Nakatsui

Koichi Nakatsui

He was born on 16 July 1900. He was a logger employed by Call Creek Cedar Company, Call Creek, BC. His family includes Tami Nakatsui (mother; nee Tami Imai), Niemon Nakatsui (father), Ritsuye Nakatsui [also listed as Ritsue Nakatsui] (wife; nee Ritsuye Hironaka or Ritsue Hironaka), Sachiye Nakatsui [also listed as Sachie Nakatsui] (daughter), and Reiko Nakatsui (daughter). His home address is listed as 615 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan Extension, BC and was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameKoichi Nakatsui
Custodian Identification Number247
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceSlocan Extension, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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