Sahachi Miyashita

Sahachi Miyashita

He was born on 15 September 1888. He was a fisherman employed by Canadian Fishing Company Gulf of Georgia Cannery, Steveston, BC. His family includes Kesa Miyashita (mother), Matsu Miyashita (wife; nee Matsu Tashiro), Nobuko Miyashita (daughter), Masaaki Miyashita (son), Roy Miyashita (son), Louie Miyashita (son), Sueyo Miyashita (son), Sumiko Miyashita (daughter), and Saichi Miyashita (son). His home address is listed as Gulf of Georgia Cannery, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC.


Regularized NameSahachi Miyashita
Custodian Identification Number2945
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceKaslo, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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