Shizuyo Murata

Shizuyo Murata

She was born on 16 July 1904. Her maiden name is Shizuyo Kawata. She was a housewife and a cannery worker. Her family includes Tsuru Kawata (mother; nee Tsuru Moriyama), Yonekichi Kawata (father), and Kuichi Murata (husband). Her home address is listed as 1380 Horrel Road, Rural Route No. 1, New Westminster, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Kane, MB.


Regularized NameShizuyo Murata
Custodian Identification Number6188
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Kane, MB
Residence (before uprooting)New Westminster


Custodian Case Files (1)


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