4573: Masayuki Murakami

4573: Masayuki Murakami

Masayuki Murakami

He was born on 23 June 1920. He was a self employed fisherman. His family includes Otokichi Murakami [also named Otuchi] (father; born on 12 December 1886), Tsune Murakami (mother; nee Tsune Okada; deceased at time of file), Asayo Murakami (step-mother; nee Asayo Imamoto; born on 15 Feburary 1898), Midori Ohama (sister; nee Midori Murakami; married to Tono Ohama; 12 June 1918), George Murakami (half brother, born on 20 May 1926), Yukie (half sister; born on 2 January 1927), Yaeko Murakami (half sister; born on 7 Feburary 1928), Chizuko Murakami (half sister; born on 5 May 1929), Susumu Murakami [also named as Susumi Murakami] (half brother; 16 June 1930), Hisashi Murakami (half brother; born on 30 July 1933), Chiyoko Murakami (half sister; born on 14 June 1937), Osamu Murakami (half sister; born on 25 April 1939). He lived at P.O. Box #90 Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge Alberta, then to Raymond, Alberta. His listed seized property includes fishing nets and gear, lumber and carpenters tools.
Sex M
Date of Birth 23 June 1920
Nationality Canadian born
Reel
C-9345 (1099-1121)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4573
Name Masayuki Murakami

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4573: Masayuki Murakami

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