5441: Hikojiro Miyagawa

5441: Hikojiro Miyagawa

Hikojiro Miyagawa

He was the president of the Buddhist Church of Mission, BC and a farmer. His family includes, Hisaye Miyagawa (wife), Jiro Miyagawa (son), May Miyagawa (daughter), Osamu Miyagawa (son), Sataru Miyagawa (son), Akiko Miyagawa (daughter), Hideko Miyagawa (daughter), Sonoko Miyagawa (daughter), and Noriko Miyagawa (daughter). His home address is listed as Mission, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Wrentham, AB, Picture Butte, AB and Lethbridge, AB.
Sex M
Nationality Unknown
Locations after uprooting
Wrentham, AB
Picture Butte, AB
Lethbridge, AB
C-9357 (2223-2262)
Type Person
Custodian Number 5441
Name Hikojiro Miyagawa



5441: Hikojiro Miyagawa


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