Takeo Nanba

Takeo Nanba

He was born on 19 September 1894. He was a mill worker employed by B.C. Pulp Company, Woodfibre, BC. His family includes Fusako Nanba (wife; nee Fusako Sakamoto), Kanji Nanba (son), Toyoko Nanba (daughter), Kinji Nanba (son), Toshio Nanba (son), Shina Nanba (mother; nee Shina Inukai), and Eizo Nanba (father). His home address is listed as Woodfibre, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Summerville, Ontario.


Regularized NameTakeo Nanba
Custodian Identification Number8185
NationalityNaturalized Canadian


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