Jisuke Morita

Jisuke Morita

He was born on 23 June 1887. He was a machinist employed by Victory Lumber, Company, Chemainus, BC. His family includes Isematsu Morita (wife; nee Isematsu Takamine), George Morita (son), Hideo Morita (son), Tomiko Morita (daughter), Ayako Morita [also listed as Shirley Morita] (daughter), and Harumi Morita (son). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 126, Chemainus, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameJisuke Morita
Custodian Identification Number5370
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Chemainus


Custodian Case Files (1)


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