4597: Uhei Miike

4597: Uhei Miike

Uhei Miike

He was born on 16 February 1885. He was a sawmill worker employed by B.C. Packers. His family includes Chiyo Miike (mother; nee Chiyo Tomioka), Kumataro Miike (father), Tachi Miike (wife; nee Tachi Furusho), Yachiyo Nishimura (daughter; nee Yachiyo Miike), Mitsuyo Furukawa (daughter; nee Mitsuyo Miike), Chiyoko Shiraishi (daughter; nee Chiyoko Miike), Shigeko Shiomi (daughter; nee Shigeko Miike), Muneo Miike (son), Jiro Miike (son), and Saburo Miike (son). His home address is listed as 8738 Selkirk Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and Picture Butte, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 16 February 1885
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Slocan, BC
Picture Butte, AB
C-9345 (2390-2478)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4597
Name Uhei Miike



4597: Uhei Miike


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