Midoriko Matsushita

Midoriko Matsushita

She was born on 5 October 1916. She was a cannery worker employed by B.C. Packers Company at Imperial Cannery, Steveston, BC. Her family includes Haruye Matsushita (mother; nee Haruye Odano) and Tokutaro Matsushita (father). Her home address is listed as Steveston, BC. St. Joseph’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameMidoriko Matsushita
Custodian Identification Number13225
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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