Kimiye Nakagawa

Kimiye Nakagawa

She was born on 5 March 1917. She was a beauty operator employed by Star Beauty Shop, 322 Main Street, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Kono Kitano (mother; nee Kono Seko), Hajime Nakagawa (son), and Frank Nakagawa (husband). Her home address is listed as 546 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to London, ON.


Regularized NameKimiye Nakagawa
Custodian Identification Number9207
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)London, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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