Kohei Nakai

Kohei Nakai

He was born on 28 January 1891. He was a secretary employed by Tofino Trollers Co-op Association, Tofino, BC. His family includes Sai Nakai (mother; nee Said Isoda), Juzo Nakai (fahter), Masa Nakai (wife; nee Masa Maeda), Emmy Nakai (daughter), Ikuo Nakai (son) and Koji Nakai (son). His home address is listed as PO Box 34 Tofino, BC. 368 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.


Regularized NameKohei Nakai
Custodian Identification Number9595
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceGreenwood, BC


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