4998: Shigeru Murakami

4998: Shigeru Murakami

Shigeru Murakami

He was born on 26 May 1890. He was a millworker employed by B.C. Pulp and Paper Company. His family includes Fude Murakami (mother; nee Fude Hiroo), Kusago Murakami (father), Ei Murakami (wife; nee Ei Okabe), Mamoru Murakami (son), and Matuse Murakami (daughter). His home address is listed as 2nd Avenue, Rural Route No. 1 Port Hammond, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Elm Creek, MB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 26 May 1890
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Elm Creek, MB
Reel
C-9351 (572-578)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4998
Name Shigeru Murakami

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4998: Shigeru Murakami

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Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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