Takehiko Miyata

Takehiko Miyata

He was born on 25 January 1907. He was a millworker employed by Port Alice Pulp Mill. His family includes Takejiro Miyata (father), Tomi Miyata (mother; nee Tomi Takeshita), Yemi Miyata (wife; nee Yemi Arima), Tayeko Miyata (daughter), Tadashi Miyata (son), and Riyeko Miyata (daughter). He lived in Port Alice, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameTakehiko Miyata
Custodian Identification Number11896
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Port Alice


Custodian Case Files (1)


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