Okuno Kurisu

Okuno Kurisu

She was born on 16 August 1900. She was a housewife. Her family includes Hiromatsu Morioka (father), Itono Morioka (mother), Kikusuburo Kurisu (husband), Shoichi Kurisu (son), Takeshi Kurisu (son), Teruo Kurisu (son), and Ruby Kurisu (daughter). She lived in Skeena River, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Bay Farm, BC.


Regularized NameOkuno Kurisu
Custodian Identification Number11405
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceBay Farm, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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