Takekuma Miyata

Takekuma Miyata

He was born on 19 March 1905. He was a mill worker employed by B. C. Pulp & Paper Company. His family includes Takejiro Miyata (father), Tome Miyata (mother; nee Tome Takeshita), Mikusa Miyata (wife; nee Mikusa Higashi), Ruriko Miyata (daughter), Takemithu Miyata (son), Thutomu Miyata (son), Minoru Miyata (son), and Susumu Miyata (son). He lived in Port Alice, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameTakekuma Miyata
Custodian Identification Number11897
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceTashme, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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