Yuriko Matsushita

Yuriko Matsushita

She was born on 27 September 1922. She was a cannery worker employed by Imperial Cannery, Steveston, BC. Her family includes Haruye Matsushita (mother; nee Haruye Okano), and Tokutaro Matsushita (father). Her home address is listed as Imperial Cannery House, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC.


Regularized NameYuriko Matsushita
Custodian Identification Number6880
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Kaslo, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


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