7771: Gentaro Miyagawa

7771: Gentaro Miyagawa

Gentaro Miyagawa

He was born on 9 February 1873. He was a farm hand employed by Mr. Tainaka, New Westminster, BC. His family includes Ishi Miyagawa (mother; nee Ishi Murakami), Genpachi Miyagawa (father), and Mume Enomoto (common-law wife). His home address is listed as 307 Ewen Avenue, New Westminster, BC. 230 11th Street, New Westminster, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC, Rosebery, BC, and New Denver, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 09 February 1873
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Kaslo, BC
Rosebery, BC
New Denver, BC
Locations before uprooting
New Westminster
C-9377 (594-601)
Type Person
Custodian Number 7771
Name Gentaro Miyagawa



7771: Gentaro Miyagawa


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