Kiichiro Miyagawa

Kiichiro Miyagawa

He was born on 25 February 1909. He was a store clerk employed by Union Fish Company Limited, 469 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Kiku Miyagawa (mother; nee Kiku Nishimura), Tomejiro Miyagawa (father), Yoshio Miyagawa (wife; nee Yoshio Matsumiya), Arnold Miyagawa [also listed as Yoshihiro Miyagawa] (son), and Yukiko Miyagawa (daughter). His home address is listed as 629 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Kelowna, BC.


Regularized NameKiichiro Miyagawa
Custodian Identification Number13962
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Kelowna, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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