661: Itoku Murakami

661: Itoku Murakami

Itoku Murakami

He was born on 06 October 1894. He was a fisherman employed by A.B.C. Packers, Steveston, BC. His family includes Kikutaro Murakami (father),Yukimi Murakami (wife), Harue Murakami (daughter), Misako Murakami (daughter), Matsuko Murakami (daughter), Shimako Murakami (daughter), Shigeo Murakami (son), Hideko Murakami (daughter), and Hirayuki Murakami (son). His home address is listed as PO Box 431, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Box 155, Clarkson, ON and 18 Strathcona Avenue, Toronto, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 06 October 1894
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Clarkson, ON
Toronto, ON
Reel
C-9309 (1447-1500)
Type Person
Custodian Number 661
Name Itoku Murakami
Dates
Not Before: 04 April 1942
Not After: 22 March 1951

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Title

661: Itoku Murakami

Credits

Metadata Author: Nathaniel Hayes
Metadata Author: Wendy Fang
Metadata Author: Emiko Newman
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