Kaneichi Nakanishi

Kaneichi Nakanishi

He was born on 6 January 1901. He was a fisherman employed by Tofino Trollers Co-Op Association. His family includes Yoshie Nakanishi (wife), Yoko Nakanishi (daughter), Kenji Nakanishi (son), Joji Nakanishi (son), Mitsuko Nakanishi (daughter), Sumiko Nakanishi (daughter), and Katsuji Nakanishi (son). His home address is listed as 266 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Ottawa Mines, Slocan, BC and was exiled to Japan on 24 December 1946.


Regularized NameKaneichi Nakanishi
Custodian Identification Number1958
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceSlocan, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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