Heitaro Miyagawa

Heitaro Miyagawa

He was born on 03 December 1898. He was a sawmill hand employed by Robertson & Hackett Sawmill Company, 1550 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Tsurukichi Miyagawa (father), Chiyo Miyagawa (wife), George Miyagawa (son), Michiko Miyagawa (daughter), Miko Miyagawa (daughter), and Mariko Miyagawa (daughter). His home address is listed as 302 Heatley Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to, Angler, ON. He was exiled to Japan on 02 October 1946.


Regularized NameHeitaro Miyagawa
Custodian Identification Number203_xi
NationalityJapanese national
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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