3218: Masaharu Morishita

3218: Masaharu Morishita

Masaharu Morishita

He was born on 17 May 1921. His name is also listed as Maseharu Morishita. He was a fisherman employed by B.C. Packers, Steveston, BC. His family includes Tome Morishita (mother; nee Itoya) and Eikichi Morishita (father). His home address is listed as PO Box 169, House No. 20, Pacific Coast Cannery, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Box 184, Lethbridge, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 17 May 1921
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Lethbridge, AB
C-9334 (105-108)
Type Person
Custodian Number 3218
Name Masaharu Morishita



3218: Masaharu Morishita


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