4750: Masajiro Motoda

4750: Masajiro Motoda

Masajiro Motoda

He was born on 20 March 1913. He was a fisherman employed by B.C. Packers, Steveston, BC. His family includes Iye Motoda [possibly Lye Motoda] (mother; nee Iye Miyamoto or Lye Miyamoto) and Masujiro Motoda (father). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 514, House No. 46, Imperial Cannery, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Welling, AB and Taber, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 20 March 1913
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Welling, AB
Taber, AB
Reel
C-9347 (1727-1763)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4750
Name Masajiro Motoda

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4750: Masajiro Motoda

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