Takejiro Nakata

Takejiro Nakata

He was born on 27 June 1884. He was a fisherman employed by Canadian Fishing Company, Steveston, BC. His family includes Shige Nakata (wife; nee Shige Tanaka), Kenichi Nakata (son), Kenji Nakata (son), Isao Nakata (son), Setsuyo Nakata (daughter), Hideko Nakata (daughter), Fujiko Nakata (daughter), Kaoru Nakata (daughter), George Nakata (son), Masako Nakata (daughter), Kimi Nakata (daughter), and Takeo Nakata (son). His mother’s maiden name is Nakatani. His home address is listed as P.O. Box 292, House No. 40, Gulf of Georgia Cannery, Steveston, BC. Steveston, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Lorette, MB.


Regularized NameTakejiro Nakata
Custodian Identification Number4217
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Lorette, MB
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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