Emiko Nakatani

Emiko Nakatani

She was born on 23 February 1925. She was a farmer’s help employed by Mr. Mckim, No. 9 Road, Steveston, BC. Her family includes Tomiye Nakatani [possibly Tomi Nakatani] (mother; nee Tomiye Ishimoto or Tomi Ishimoto), and Tatsumatsu Nakatani (husband). Her home address is listed as No. 51 Gulf of Georgia Cannery, Steveston, BC and P.O. Box 419, 51 Chatham Street, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Grand Forks, BC.

Metadata

ForenameEmiko
SurnameNakatani
Regularized NameEmiko Nakatani
Custodian Identification Number6741
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceGrand Forks, BC

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