Dentaro Miyamoto

Dentaro Miyamoto

He was born on 15 September 1891. He was a millhand employed by Blodel, Stewart & Well Limited. His family includes Yone Miyamoto (wife; nee Yone Yanagawa), Toneji Miyamoto (father), and Uta Miyamoto (mother). He lived in Port Alberni, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Popoff, BC.


Regularized NameDentaro Miyamoto
Custodian Identification Number11895
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Popoff, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Port Alberni


Custodian Case Files (1)


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