1190: Matsujiro Mori

1190: Matsujiro Mori

Matsujiro Mori

Mori was born on 03 December 1890. He was a fisherman. His family includes Sue Mori [possibly Suye Mori] (wife; in Japan). Jatuo Mori (son), Sateko Mori (daughter), Caneko Mori [possibly Kaneko Mori or Kanako Mori] (daughter; in Japan), Teruo Mori (son), Tadao Mori (son). He lived in Port Essington, BC and was forcibly uprooted to Three Valley, BC and then Bull River, BC. His listed seized property includes: boat “Sea King”; fishing equipment; willow trunk; portable gramophone; household belongings.
Sex M
Date of Birth 03 December 1890
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Three Valley, BC
Bull River, BC
C-9316 (294-322)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1190
Name Matsujiro Mori
Not Before: 26 March 1942
Not After: 20 October 1946



1190: Matsujiro Mori


Metadata Author: Erin Chan
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