Tokujiro Murao

Tokujiro Murao

He was born on 20 January 1903. He was a self-employed fisherman. His family includes Naka Murao [possibly Noka Murao] (mother; nee Naka Nakano or Noka Nakano), Jiromatsu Murao (father), Masako Murao (wife), Nagako Murao (daughter), Michitaka Murao (son), Setsoyo Murao [also listed as Setsuyo Murao] (daughter), Osamu Murao [also listed as Asamu Murao] (son), and Yoshiko Murao (daughter). His home address is listed as Box 405, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC

Metadata

ForenameTokujiro
SurnameMurao
Regularized NameTokujiro Murao
Custodian Identification Number4132
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceGreenwood, BC

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