Ryuji Kuromi

Ryuji Kuromi

He was born on 2 January 1909. He was a gardener employed by Mr. Uyeda. His family includes Muniyoshi Kuromi (father), Sekino Kuromi (mother), Etsuko Kuromi (wife), Aiko Kuromi (daughter), Satsuko Kuromi (daughter), Narumitsu Kuromi (son). His home address is listed as 1677 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameRyuji Kuromi
Custodian Identification Number11680
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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