Kane Nitsui

Kane Nitsui

She was born on 19 January 1906. Her maiden name is Kane Nakasuji. She was a housewife. Her family includes Kikuye Naksuji (mother; nee Kikuye Maeyama), Shikanosuke Naksuji (father), Toichi Nitsui (husband), Miyoko Nitsui (daughter), Sachiko Nitsui (daughter), Chiyo Nitsui (daughter), and Guunko Nitsui (daughter). Her home address is listed as Ucluelet, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.


Regularized NameKane Nitsui
Custodian Identification Number2766
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceGreenwood, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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