Kusue Nakagawa

Kusue Nakagawa

She was born on 19 July 1900. Her maiden name is Kusue Shimana. She was a housewife. Her family includes Isono Shimana (mother; nee Isono Tamaki), Shigejiro Shimana (father), Mitsuzo Nakagawa (husband), Fumio Nakagawa (daughter), Toyoko Nakagawa (daughter), Sheyeko Nakagawa (daughter), Hideo Nakagawa (son), and Miyeko Nakagawa (daughter). Her home address is listed as Tofino, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan Extension, BC.


Regularized NameKusue Nakagawa
Custodian Identification Number2628
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceSlocan Extension, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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