Tokiye Morita

Tokiye Morita

She was born on 22 February 1918. Her maiden name is Tokiye Shigehiro. She was a housewife. Her family includes Kinu Shigehiro [also listed as Kino Shigehiro] (mother; nee Kinu Ushio), Tokutoro Shigehiro (father), Hiromu Morita (husband), and Miyeko Morita [also listed as Donma Morita; possibly Donna Morita] (daughter). Her home address is listed as 715 7th Street, Mission, BC. 368 Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC and Ocean Falls, BC are listed as former addresses. She was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.


Regularized NameTokiye Morita
Custodian Identification Number2703
Residence (after uprooting)Lethbridge, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Mission


Custodian Case Files (1)


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