3224: Masaski Miyashita

3224: Masaski Miyashita

Masaski Miyashita

He was born on 13 July 1923. He was a logger employed at Stave Lake, BC. His family includes Matsu Miyashita (mother; nee Matsu Tashiro) and Sanachi Miyashita (father). His home address is listed as PO Box 97, House No. 29, Gulf of Georgia Cannery, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Pigeon River Timber Company, Fort William, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 13 July 1923
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Fort William, ON
Reel
C-9334 (134-140)
Type Person
Custodian Number 3224
Name Masaski Miyashita

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3224: Masaski Miyashita

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Metadata Author: Mandy Choie
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