Yoshiko Matsushita

Yoshiko Matsushita

She was born on 11 July 1919. She was a houseworker employed by Mrs. McNair, 1463 Devonshire Crescent, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Kichi Matsushita (mother; nee Kichi Higa) and Shigozo Matsushita (father). Her home address is listed as House 16, Trites Road, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, BC.


Regularized NameYoshiko Matsushita
Custodian Identification Number2775
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Lemon Creek, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


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