Girobei Miyazaki

Girobei Miyazaki

He was born on 15 November 1888. He was a poultry store owner under the name of Miyazaki Poultry Store at 216 Gore Avenue, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Tama Miyazaki (wife; nee Tama Shojima), Kikue Muraoka (daughter; nee Kikue Miyazaki), Eiji Miyazaki (son), Fumiko Miyazaki (daughter), Masako Miyazaki (daughter), and Masami Miyazaki (son). His home address is listed as 223 Gore Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Magrath, AB.


Regularized NameGirobei Miyazaki
Custodian Identification Number8046
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Magrath, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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