Masako Nakagawa

Masako Nakagawa

She was born on 18 October 1924. She was a store assistant employed by Sunnyside Produce. Her family includes Takeshi Nakagawa (husband), Teijiro Nakagawa (father), and Hatsu Nakagawa (mother; nee Hatsu Kose). She lived in Ocean Falls, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Popoff, BC and exiled to Japan on 2 October 1946.


Regularized NameMasako Nakagawa
Custodian Identification Number12179
NationalityCanadian born
ResidencePopoff, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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