Tsutomu Ura

Tsutomu Ura

He was born on 2 March 1891. He was a self-employed farmer. His family includes Nami Ura (mother; nee Nami Chishiaki), Ukukichi Ura (father), Ine Ura (wife; nee Ine Ito), Mitsuye Ura (daughter), Iwao Ura (son), Teruko Ura (daughter), Shuzoye Ura [also listed as Shizuye Ura] (daughter), Namiko Ura (daughter), Grace Ura [also listed as Grace Tsuiko Ura] (daughter), and Shirley Ura [also listed as Shirley Yukiko Ura] (daughter). His home address is listed as 10th Avenue, Haney, BC. P.O. Box 2017, Haney, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameTsutomu Ura
Custodian Identification Number4777
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Haney


Custodian Case Files (1)


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