Kiyoshi Nakata

Kiyoshi Nakata

He was born on 3 April 1915. He was a vegetable farmer. His family includes Hisae Nakata (mother; nee Hisae Shinde), Toyojiro Nakata (father), Sueko Nakata (wife; nee Sueko Hayashi), and Toyomi Nakata (daughter). His home address is listed as Steveston, BC. 245 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Kelowna, BC.


Regularized NameKiyoshi Nakata
Custodian Identification Number14560
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Kelowna, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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