Tome Murata

Tome Murata

She was born on 19 October 1892. Her maiden name is Tome Yoshioka. She owned a dry-cleaning service with her husband. Her family includes Matsutaro Murata (husband), Nobuko Murata (daughter), and Kazuo Murata (son). Her home address is listed as 185 Main Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC.


Regularized NameTome Murata
Custodian Identification Number8732
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Sandon, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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