Toragoro Nimi

Toragoro Nimi

He was born on 20 November 1890. He was a retail dealer under “Nimi Shokai”. His family includes Tahei Nimi (father), Pan Nimi (mother; nee Pan Okamoto), Rui Nimi (wife; nee Rui Kaneda), Etsuko Enomoto (daughter; nee Etsuko Nimi), Keiichi Nimi (son), Koji Nimi (son). His home address is listed as 331 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Minto City, BC.


Regularized NameToragoro Nimi
Custodian Identification Number10711
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Minto City, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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