Haruko Maruno

Haruko Maruno

She was born on 25 April 1921. Her married name is Haruko Ashikawa. She was an office clerk employed by Union Fish Company, 469 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Yoshiye Maruno (mother; nee Yoshiye Onishi), Kichitaro Maruno (father), and Shigemichi Ashikawa (husband). Her home address is listed as 504 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to 185 1/2 Beverley Street, Toronto, ON.


Regularized NameHaruko Maruno
Custodian Identification Number9348
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Toronto, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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