1445: Keizo Mori

1445: Keizo Mori

Keizo Mori

Mori was born on 15 June 1903. He was a fisherman. His family includes Tsune Mori (mother), Suetaro Mori (father), Michiko Mori (wife), Frank Mori [also listed as Keihiko Mori] (son; born on 15 August 1930), Ritsuko Mori (daughter; 24 September 1933), Tomoko Mori (daughter; born on 27 February 1936), Tokuzo Mori [also listed as Richard Mori] (son; born on 14 May 1938), and Mikiko Mori (daughter). He lived in at Canadian Pacific Cannery, Steveston, BC and was forcibly uprooted to Westwold, BC and Vernon, BC. His listed seized property includes: boat “K.M.”; fishing equipment; gramophone and records; sewing machine; household belongings; vehicle, a 1928 Willys Knight Sedan; radio
Sex M
Date of Birth 15 June 1903
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
Westwold, BC
Vernon, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9319 (1302-1388)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1445
Name Keizo Mori
Not Before: 04 April 1942
Not After: 09 December 1950



1445: Keizo Mori


Metadata Author: Erin Chan
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