Yoshiro Miyasaka

Yoshiro Miyasaka

He was born on 1 January 1920. He is also listed as James Yoshiro Miyasaka. He was a self-employed carpenter. His family includes Meizo Miyasaka [possibly Miyo Miyasaka] (mother; nee Meizo Tsukamoto or Miyo Tsukamoto) and Makiji Miyasaka (father). His home address is listed as 430 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Hamilton, ON.


Regularized NameYoshiro Miyasaka
Custodian Identification Number4025
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Hamilton, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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