Mitsu Goromaru

Mitsu Goromaru

She was born on 26 October 1921. She was a dressmaker employed by her sister at Two Sisters Dressmaking, 2904 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Tsumo Goromaru (mother; nee Tsumo Ishida), Suehiko Goromaru (father; deceased), and Akiko Goromaru (sister). Her home address is listed as 344 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. 2904 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, BC.


Regularized NameMitsu Goromaru
Custodian Identification Number12694
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Lemon Creek, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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