Ryukichi Miyake

Ryukichi Miyake

He was born on 28 December, 1889. He was an office clerk employed by Canadian Japanese Association. His family includes Toyochiro Miyake (father), Nasu Miyake (mother), Sumiye Miyake (wife; nee Sumiye Kubo), Miori Miyake (daughter), Kanaye Miyake (daughter), Harumi Miyake (daughter), Chiharu Miyake (daughter), Bunray Miyake (son). His home address is listed as 853 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Bay Farm, BC.


Regularized NameRyukichi Miyake
Custodian Identification Number10086
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Sandon, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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