Kiyoka Miwa

Kiyoka Miwa

She was born on 25 July 1916. Her maiden name is Kiyoka Matsumura. Her occupation is listed as housewife. Her family includes Chika Matsumura (mother; nee Chika Fujii), Shigematsu Matsumura (father), Komao Miwa (husband), Katherine Miwa (daughter), Robert Miwa (son), and Ayako Miwa (daughter). Her home address is listed as Prince Rupert, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.

Metadata

ForenameKiyoka
SurnameMiwa
Regularized NameKiyoka Miwa
Custodian Identification Number2200
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceNew Denver, BC

Collections

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Terminology

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