Kanamitsu Migaku

Kanamitsu Migaku

He was born on 10 May 1909. His family includes Uta Migaku (mother), Narauo Migaku (father), Sumi Migaku (wife; nee Sumi Tsuji), Toshiko Migaku (daughter), and Shizuko Migaku (daughter). His home address is listed as 244 East Broadway, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC, Slocan, BC and he was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameKanamitsu Migaku
Custodian Identification Number6471
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceSandon, BC
ResidenceSlocan, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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