Jitsu Murao

Jitsu Murao

She was born on 28 June 1893. She was a housewife. Her family includes Kunisaburo Murao (husband), Teru Murao (daughter), Kisae Murao (daughter), and Setsuko Murao (daughter). Her home address is listed as 1st Avenue, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC and she was exiled to Japan on 24 December 1946.


Regularized NameJitsu Murao
Custodian Identification Number5783
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceGreenwood, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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