2439: Tameichi Murao

2439: Tameichi Murao

Tameichi Murao

He was born on 31 January 1903. He was a fisherman employed by B.C. Packers Limited, Vancouver, BC and/or Imperial Cannery, Steveston, BC. His family includes Tatsu Murao (mother), Tamezo Murao (father), Tokiko Murao (wife; nee Tokiko Hashimoto), Joji Murao (son), Toshikazu Murao (son), Kiyoko Murao (daughter), Miyeko Murao (daughter), Mikiko Murao (daughter), and Harumi Murao (daughter). His home address is listed as Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 31 January 1903
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Greenwood, BC
Reel
C-9329 (1778-1796)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2439
Name Tameichi Murao

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2439: Tameichi Murao

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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