Matsutaro Murata

Matsutaro Murata

He was born on 1 January 1882. He owned a dry-cleaning service with his wife. His family includes Masu Murata (mother; nee Masu Motomochi), Saijiro Murata (father), Tome Murata (wife; nee Tome Yoshioka), Nobuko Murata (daughter), and Kazuo Murata (son). His home address is listed as 185 Main Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC and New Denver, BC.

Metadata

ForenameMatsutaro
SurnameMurata
Regularized NameMatsutaro Murata
Custodian Identification Number8731
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceSandon, BC
ResidenceNew Denver, BC

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Terminology

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