Soju Miyamoto

Soju Miyamoto

He was born on 8 July 1884. He was a self-employed strawberry grower. His family includes Ine Miyamoto (mother; nee Ine Suyetsugu), Sohei Miyamoto (father), and Taki Miyamoto (wife; nee Taki Fukukawa). His home address is listed as Webster’s Corner, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and he was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameSoju Miyamoto
Custodian Identification Number8676
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceSlocan, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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