Koichi Nakata

Koichi Nakata

He was born on 24 December 1910. He was a fisherman employed by Todd and Son, Inverness Cannery at Steveston, BC. His family includes Haru Nakata (mother). His home address is listed as Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Solsqua, BC and Windermere Valley, BC.


Regularized NameKoichi Nakata
Custodian Identification Number3064
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Solsqua, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Windermere Valley, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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