Tsuruno Morita

Tsuruno Morita

Bird Commission case file number 296. Custodian file number 13724. (Source: lac_rg33-69_volume_15_file_0296)
She was born on 15 April 1909. She was a housewife. Her family includes Katsuyoshi Morita (husband), Hiroshi Morita (son; in Japan), Hiroyuki Morita [also listed as Sandy Morita] (son), Yoshiko Morita [also listed as Margaret Morita] (daughter), and Kanae Morita [also listed as Teresa Morita] (daughter). Her home address is listed as 330 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. 406 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.


Regularized NameTsuruno Morita
Regularized Name Morita
Custodian Identification Number13724
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Greenwood, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)
Other Archival Files (1)


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