1186: Geno Mori

1186: Geno Mori

Geno Mori

Mori was born on 12 September 1900. He was a storekeeper employed by Yu-Ai-Kai in Port Alice, BC and the secretary of the Japanese Club. His family includes Suye Mori (mother; nee Suye Nishida), Komakichi Mori (father), Nobuko Mori (wife; named as Nobu Mori in her file; case file: 01188), Kazuo Mori (son; born on 08 May 1930; in Japan), and Yaeko Mori (daughter; born on 04 May 1932). He lived in Port Alice, BC, was forcibly uprooted to Yellow Head, BC and Lemon Creek, Slocan, BC, and was exiled to Japan on 02 October 1946. His listed seized property includes: household belongings.
Sex M
Date of Birth 12 September 1900
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Yellow Head, BC
Slocan, BC
Date exiled to Japan 02 October 1946
C-9316 (135-143)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1186
Name Geno Mori
Not Before: 03 March 1942
Not After: 19 July 1944



1186: Geno Mori


Metadata Author: Erin Chan
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