Miyo Hirota

Miyo Hirota

She was born on 15 December 1922. She was a clerk employed by B.C. Security Commission, Hastings Park, BC. Her family includes Soe Hirota (mother; nee Soe Kawazoi). Her home address is listed as 433 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameMiyo Hirota
Custodian Identification Number7935
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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