Shigenobu Miyasaki

Shigenobu Miyasaki

He was born on 2 April 1918. He was a cleaner employed by his father. His family includes Nobu Miyasaki (mother; nee Nobu Tanaka), Juichi Miyasaki (father), and Hideko Miyasaki (wife; nee Hideko Nakao; married in 1945). His home address is listed as 459 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Toronto, ON.


Regularized NameShigenobu Miyasaki
Custodian Identification Number12753
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Toronto, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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