Sobei Miura

Sobei Miura

He was born on 4 April 1887. He was a sawmill worker employed by Alberta Sawmill, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Ei Miura (mother; nee Ri Onodera) Yasuemon Miura (father), Sei Miura (wife; nee Sei Chiba), Shindio Miura (son), and Tadao Miura (son). His home address is listed as 1118 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC and Toronto, ON.


Regularized NameSobei Miura
Custodian Identification Number8881
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Toronto, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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