Yoshi Murata

Yoshi Murata

He was born on 15 October 1913. He was a gardener. His family includes Sumiko Murata (wife; nee Sumiko Kunitomo), Shikojiro Murata (father), Miyano Murata (mother; nee Miyano Kageyama), Noboru Murata (son) and Hiroshi Murata (son). His home address is listed as 1726 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameYoshi Murata
Custodian Identification Number11335
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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