Ume Nakata

Ume Nakata

She was born on 2 February 1874. She was a housewife. Her family includes Takizo Nakata (husband), Shigeo Nakata (son), and Haru Endo (daughter; nee Haru Nakata). Her home address is listed as 343 West 5th Avenue, Vancouver BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, BC and exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameUme Nakata
Custodian Identification Number12172
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceLemon Creek, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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