1021_xi: Yoshiaki Murao

1021_xi: Yoshiaki Murao

Yoshiaki Murao

He was born on 25 May 1922. He was a fish market clerk. His family includes Shizue Murao (mother; nee Shizue Matsuba) and Yoichi Murao (father). His home address is listed as PO Box 18, Steveston, BC and No. 20 Imperial Cannery. He was forcibly uprooted to Angler, ON in June 1942.
Sex M
Date of Birth 25 May 1922
Nationality Canadian born
Locations before uprooting
Locations after uprooting
Angler, ON
C-9314 (1205-1209)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1021_xi
Name Yoshiaki Murao
Not Before: 03 April 1942
Not After: 05 June 1943



1021_xi: Yoshiaki Murao


Metadata Author: Nathaniel Hayes
Metadata Author: Ophelie Alvaro
Metadata Author: Emiko Newman
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