Matsue Murata

Matsue Murata

She was born on 12 September 1912. Her maiden name is Matsue Ota. She was a housewife. Her family includes Tai Ota (mother; nee Tai Ogi), Kenichi Ota (father), Kiyoshi Murata (husband), and Taketo Murata (son). Her home address is listed as 138 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC and 3rd Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Minto City, BC and St. Lambert, QC.


Regularized NameMatsue Murata
Custodian Identification Number8997
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Minto City, BC
Residence (after uprooting)St Lambert, QC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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