4025: Yoshiro Miyasaka

4025: Yoshiro Miyasaka

Yoshiro Miyasaka

He was born on 1 January 1920. He is also listed as James Yoshiro Miyasaka. He was a self-employed carpenter. His family includes Meizo Miyasaka [possibly Miyo Miyasaka] (mother; nee Meizo Tsukamoto or Miyo Tsukamoto) and Makiji Miyasaka (father). His home address is listed as 430 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Hamilton, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 01 January 1920
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Hamilton, ON
C-9341 (1653-1656)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4025
Name Yoshiro Miyasaka



4025: Yoshiro Miyasaka


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