Ichiji Urano

Ichiji Urano

He was born on 3 December 1889. He was a sawmill worker employed by Mohawk Lumber Company, New Westminster, BC. His family includes Jie Urano (mother; nee Jie Shimamura), Shundachi Urano (father), Haru Urano (wife), Shigetoshi Urano (son), Toshiko Urano (daughter), Yoshiharu Urano (daughter), Kimie Urano (daughter), Hiroshi Urano (son), and Shigemi Nagata (daughter; nee Shigemi Urano). His home address is listed as 348 Boyne Street, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.


Regularized NameIchiji Urano
Custodian Identification Number5295
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Lethbridge, AB
Residence (before uprooting)New Westminster


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