5635: Akiko Miyagawa

5635: Akiko Miyagawa

Akiko Miyagawa

She was born on 27 June 1923. Her family includes Hisaye Miyagawa [possibly Hisae Miyagawa] (mother; nee Hisaye Yamamoto or Hisae Yamamoto), and Hikajiro Yamamoto (father). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 77 Mission, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.
Sex F
Date of Birth 27 June 1923
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Lethbridge, AB
C-9361 (828-831)
Type Person
Custodian Number 5635
Name Akiko Miyagawa



5635: Akiko Miyagawa


Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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