2325: Akira Muromoto

2325: Akira Muromoto

Akira Muromoto

He was born on 13 September 1920. He was a mill worker employed by Johnston Sash & Door Company. His family includes Masa Muromoto (mother; nee Masa Otta) and Toranosuke Murmoto (father). His home address is listed as 1027 Quebec Street, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Taft, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 13 September 1920
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Taft, BC
Reel
C-9329 (127-133)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2325
Name Akira Muromoto

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2325: Akira Muromoto

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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