Yujiro Muraki

Yujiro Muraki

He was born in 1885. He was a labourer employed by Alberta Labour Company, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Turu Muraki (mother), Sushiro Muraki (father), Tome Muraki (wife), Kiyoshi Muraki (son), Eiko Muraki (daughter), Masaye Muraki (daughter), Kikuye Muraki (daughter), Kenji Muraki (son) and Toshio Muraki (son). His home address is listed as 2020 Columbia Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, Slocan, BC. He died at Slocan Community Hospital, New Denver, BC on 19 Feburary 1944.


Regularized NameYujiro Muraki
Custodian Identification Number3259
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


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