Miyano Murata

Miyano Murata

Her maiden name was Miyano Kagiyama. She was born on 29 July 1889. She was a housewife. Her family includes Miyamatsu Kagiyama (father), Seke Kagiyama (mother), Shikazu Murata (husband; deceased), Tadao Murata (son), and Yoshi Murata (son). Her home address is listed as 1726 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameMiyano Murata
Custodian Identification Number11277
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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