Tokiko Murao

Tokiko Murao

She was born on 25 December 1911. Her maiden name is Tokiko Hashimoto. She was a housewife. Her family includes Masa Hashimoto (mother; nee Masa Katayama), Kakutaro Hashimoto (father), Tameichi Murao (husband), Toshikazu Murao (son), Kiyoko Murao (daughter), Mikiko Murao (daughter), Miyeko Murao (daughter), Harumi Murao (daughter), and Joji Murao (son). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 75, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.


Regularized NameTokiko Murao
Custodian Identification Number5879
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Greenwood, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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