Toshiko Miyashita

Toshiko Miyashita

She was born on 5 June 1904. Her maiden name is Toshiko Ikeda. She was a self-employed dressmaker. Her family includes Tsune Ikeda (mother; nee Tsune Tamura), Kijiro Ikeda (father), Shizuma Miyashita (husband), Satomi Miyashita (son), Setsuo Miyashita (son), Mitsuo Miyashita (son), and Hideaki Miyashita (son). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 445, 77 Moncton Street, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB and Picture Butte, AB.


Regularized NameToshiko Miyashita
Custodian Identification Number5031
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Lethbridge, AB
Residence (after uprooting)Picture Butte, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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