Toyozo Miyanishi

Toyozo Miyanishi

He was born on 22 February 1905. He was a sawmill worker. His family includes Ritsu Miyanishi (mother), Sutekichi Miyanishi (father), Yoshie Miyanishi [also listed as Yoshiye Miyanishi] (wife; nee Yoshie Yamada), and Yoshizo Miyanishi (son). 2052 Dundas Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameToyozo Miyanishi
Custodian Identification Number14339
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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