Mura Shiraishi

Mura Shiraishi

Her maiden name was Mura Yamamoto. She was born on 18 December 1881. She was a housewife. Her family includes Tomido Yamamoto (father), Sayo Yamamoto (mother; nee Sayo Uno), Kichitaro Shiraishi (husband), Yoshinori Shiraishi (son) and Shigeo Shiraishi (son). Her home address is listed as 145 West 5th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameMura Shiraishi
Custodian Identification Number10961
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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