Tomejiro Nakanishi

Tomejiro Nakanishi

He was born on 25 June 1914. He was a fisherman employed by BC Packers, Steveston, BC. His family includes Yei Nakanishi (mother; nee Yei Kuroyama), Yonekichi Nakanishi (father), Yaeko Nakanishi (wife; nee Yaeko Nakano), and Emiko Nakanishi (daughter). His home address is listed as PO Box 428, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Angler, ON and Petawawa, ON. He was exiled to Japan on 31 May 1946.

Metadata

ForenameTomejiro
SurnameNakanishi
Regularized NameTomejiro Nakanishi
Custodian Identification Number647_xi
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceAngler, ON
ResidencePetawawa, ON
LabelExiled to Japan

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