1119: Shinji Kuramoto

1119: Shinji Kuramoto

Shinji Kuramoto

He was born on 17 September 1903. He was a fisherman employed by A.B.C. Packing Compnay, Phoenix Cannery, Steveston, BC. His family includes Yoka Kuramoto (mother), Jiro Kuramoto (father), Nobuye Kuramoto (wife), Ritsuko Kuramoto (daughter), Susumu Kuramoto (son), Teijio Kuramoto (son), and Matsuye Kuramoto (daughter). His home address is listed as Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 17 September 1903
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
Greenwood, BC
C-9315 (1613-1637)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1119
Name Shinji Kuramoto



1119: Shinji Kuramoto


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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