Satoshi Maruno

Satoshi Maruno

He was born on 26 December 1907. He was a shoemaker who owned and operated Togo Shoe Repairs with T. Samejima and T. Sameshima. His family includes Sode Maruno (mother; nee Sode Morito), Segro Maruno (father), Michiko Maruno (wife; nee Michiko Yamagami), Koiti Maruno (son), and Yukito Maruno (son). His home address is listed as 25 Victoria Crescent, Nanaimo, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, Slocan, BC and was exiled to Japan on 2 October 1946.


Regularized NameSatoshi Maruno
Custodian Identification Number13195
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceSlocan, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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