Yemi Miyata

Yemi Miyata

She was born on 17 June 1917. Her maiden name is Yemi Arima. She was a housewife. Her family includes Tsuru Arima (mother; nee Tsuru Machida), Mosuke Arima (father), Takehiko Miyata (husband), Tayeko Miyata (daughter), Tadashi Miyata (son) and Riyeko Miyata (daughter). Her home address is listed as 835 Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. Port Alice, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameYemi Miyata
Custodian Identification Number9345
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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