Eikuma Nanameki

Eikuma Nanameki

He was born on 5 July 1898. He was a foreman employed by B.C. Pulp Paper Company, Woodfibre, BC. His family includes Chuichi Nanameki (father), Kiyo Nanameki (wife; nee Kiyo Ikenoue or Kiyo Kenoue), Kazuo Nanameki (son), Michio Nanameki (son), Tomio Nanameki (son), and Teruyo Nanameki (daughter). His home address is listed as Woodfibre, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameEikuma Nanameki
Custodian Identification Number1168
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceSlocan, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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