Ryuichi Minamimaye

Ryuichi Minamimaye

He was born on 7 July 1900. He was a farmer fisherman employed by Celtic Cannery, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Taru Minamimaye (mother; nee Taru Endo), Yoichi Minamimaye (father), Sae Minamimaye (wife; nee Sae Adachi), Shoichi Minamimaye (son), Kimiye Minamimaye (daughter), Joji Minamimaye (son), and Rei Minamimaye (daughter). His home address is listed as Vancouver Cannery, Eburne, BC. 134 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Barnwell, AB and Tappen, BC.


Regularized NameRyuichi Minamimaye
Custodian Identification Number4685
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Barnwell, AB
Residence (after uprooting)Tappen, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Eburne


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