Kanichi Nakamoto

Kanichi Nakamoto

He was born on 18 February 1885. He was a cannery worker employed by Nelson Brothers Cannery, Prince Rupert, BC. His family includes Ura Nakamoto (wife), Tsuneji Nakamoto (son), Kenshiro Nakamoto (son), Sada Dorothy Nakamoto (daughter), Aiko Nakamoto (daugher), Masato Nakamoto (son), and Tomiko Nakamoto [also listed as Tomie Nakamoto] (daughter). His home address is listed as 931 1st Avenue, Prince Rupert, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC. He died at Slocan City on 30 May 1945.


Regularized NameKanichi Nakamoto
Custodian Identification Number1130
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceSlocan, BC


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