Genkuro Naruse

Genkuro Naruse

He was born on 10 January 1877. He was a transfer operator. His family includes Kume Yamamoto (mother), Genjiro Naruse (father), Tadayoshi Naruse (son), Masake Naruse (son), Kimiko Naruse (daughter), Haruko Naruse (daughter), Tokiko Naruse (daughter), Ayoko Naruse (daughter), and Kenji Naruse (son). His home address is listed as 857 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC where he died on 11 May 1943.


Regularized NameGenkuro Naruse
Custodian Identification Number2183
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceTashme, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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