6746: Masae Kasuya

6746: Masae Kasuya

Masae Kasuya

She was born on 26 April 1921. She was a cannery worker employed by Canadian Fishing Company, Steveston, BC. Her family includes Moto Kasuya (mother; nee Moto Koyama), and Eijiro Kasuya (father). Her home address is listed as Chatham Street and 5th Avenue, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Grand Forks, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 26 April 1921
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Grand Forks, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9368 (1642-1655)
Type Person
Custodian Number 6746
Name Masae Kasuya



6746: Masae Kasuya


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