5370: Jisuke Morita

5370: Jisuke Morita

Jisuke Morita

He was born on 23 June 1887. He was a machinist employed by Victory Lumber, Company, Chemainus, BC. His family includes Isematsu Morita (wife; nee Isematsu Takamide), George Morita (son), Tomiko Morita (daughter), and Harumi Morita (son). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 126 Chemainus, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 23 June 1887
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Tashme, BC
C-9356 (337-358)
Type Person
Custodian Number 5370
Name Jisuke Morita



5370: Jisuke Morita


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