Probate/Estate Record of Yujiro Muraki

Probate/Estate Record of Yujiro Muraki


Title Proper F0 GR2202 REEL B09051 FILE 35411
Date(s) 1946
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Scope and content
This is the probate record of Yujiro Muraki, who died in the Slocan Community Hospital, New Denver, on 19 February 1944. His credit balance was held by the Custodian of Enemy Property, and, after reimbursement to the BC Security Commission for funeral expenses, Muraki’s estate was divided between his widow, Tome Muraki, and five children. Tome and four children resided in Lemon Creek, British Columbia, while Muraki’s eldest son, Kiyoshi Muraki, lived in Port Credit, Ontario.
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Immediate source of acquisition
The digital copies of the records were acquired by the Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective between 2014 and 2018.
This record was digitized in full.



Probate/Estate Record of Yujiro Muraki
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