Toki Murase

Toki Murase

Her maiden name was Toki Deshima. She was born on 5 September 1899. She was a housewife. Her family includes Tomekusu Deshima (father), Den Deshima (mother; nee Den Shishikura), Kiku Murase (husband), Abbie Murase (daughter), Ray Murase (daughter), Izao Murase (son), Yoji Murase (son), Mutuo Murase (son). Her home address is listed as 108 Heatley Avenue, Vancouver BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameToki Murase
Custodian Identification Number10852
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceSlocan, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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