Momoki Masuda

Momoki Masuda

Masuda was born on 19 December 1895. He is also named in the file as Momokei Masuda. He was an accountant employed by Burrard Fish Company; Howe Sound Fishery; and Canadian Saltery. He is also listed as being a secretary at Burrard Fish Company. His family includes Sumi Masuda (mother; deceased at time of file), Koshino Masuda (father; deceased at time of file), Edith Tatsuko (wife; nee Edith Kato), Yuriko Jean Masuda (daughter; born on 16 Octover 1928), Tsutomi Richard Masuda (son; born on 12 May 1930), and Manabu Gerald Masuda (son; born on 12 December 1933), and Tsuyashi Christopher (son; born on 06 July 1942). He lived at 3333 Parker Street, Vancouver, BC and was forcibly uprooted to 530 5th Avenue, Tashme, BC and Kamloops, BC. His listed seized property includes: lot and house at 3333 Parker Street, Vancouver, BC; household belongings; refrigerator; stove; vacuum; washing machine; electric mixer; garden tools; carpenter’s tools; piano; sewing machine; bicycles; Japanese dolls; Japanese candy dish; Japanese saw; Japanese planer; Japanese china; photograph of Masuda; bamboo flower baskets.

Metadata

ForenameMomoki
SurnameMasuda
Regularized NameMomoki Masuda
Custodian Identification Number1628
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceTashme, BC
ResidenceKamloops, BC

Collections

Custodian Case Files (1)

Terminology

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