1224: Tsunetaro Murakami

1224: Tsunetaro Murakami

Tsunetaro Murakami

Murakami was born on 03 September 1881. He was a fisherman employed by B.C. Packers, Claxton Cannery, Skeena River, BC. No family is listed in the file. He lived at Claxton Cannery, Skeena River, BC and was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC. His listed seized property includes: fishing equipment.
Sex M
Date of Birth 03 September 1881
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Slocan, BC
Reel
C-9316 (1223-1229)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1224
Name Tsunetaro Murakami
Dates
Not Before: 26 March 1942
Not After: 05 May 1944

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1224: Tsunetaro Murakami

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Metadata Author: Erin Chan
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