1252: Moto Saito

1252: Moto Saito

Moto Saito

Saito was born on 10 July 1904. She was a cook employed by S. Jikemura Camp, Logging Camp, O’Brien Bay, BC. Her family includes Tane Hori (mother; deceased at time of file), Torakichi [last name unlisted] (father; deceased at time of file), and Mataju Saito (husband). She lived at 556 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC and was forcibly uprooted to Bay Farm, BC. Her listed seized property includes: sewing machine; household belongings.
Sex F
Date of Birth 10 July 1904
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Bay Farm, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9316 (1615-1624)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1252
Name Moto Saito
Not Before: 29 March 1942
Not After: 24 July 1943



1252: Moto Saito


Metadata Author: Erin Chan
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