Suketaro Miyahara

Suketaro Miyahara

He was born on 11 April 1889. He was a fisherman employed by B.C. Packers, Skeena River, BC. His family includes Hisako Miyahara (wife), Taka Miyahara (wife; in Japan), and Soko Miyahara (daughter; in Japan). His home address is listed as 427 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. 232 Main Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC where he died on 28 July 1943.


Regularized NameSuketaro Miyahara
Custodian Identification Number13023
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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