Genkichi Miyai

Genkichi Miyai

He was born on 24 July 1882. He was a fisherman employed by Canadian Fishing Company. His family includes Kumaye Miyai (wife), Hidetake Miyai (son), Terunobu Miyai (son), Saburo Miyai (son), Chiyo Miyai (daughter), Shinobu Miyai (son), Masao Miyai [also listed as Masuo Miyai] (son), and Eiji Miyai (son). His home address is listed as Scottish Canadian Cannery. Steveston, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Loiselle House, Letellier, MB.

Metadata

ForenameGenkichi
SurnameMiyai
Regularized NameGenkichi Miyai
Custodian Identification Number1141
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceLetellier, MB

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Terminology

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