Hideo Kariya

Hideo Kariya

He was born on 1 April 1916. He was born as Hideo Muraki and adopted into his wife’s family. He was a cook employed by Yellowhead-Blue River Highway Project, Department of Mines and Resources. His family includes Kosei Ryokichi (mother; nee Kosei Kariya), Ryokichi Muraki (father), and Toshiyo Kariya (wife). His home address is listed as Red Pass, BC, Pyramid, BC, Jasper, AB and 110 Water Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Vernon, BC and he was exiled to Japan on 24 December 1946.


Regularized NameHideo Kariya
Custodian Identification Number5116
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceVernon, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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