Masako Morimoto

Masako Morimoto

She was born on 24 February 1922. She was a self-employed houseworker. Her family includes Hisa Morimoto (mother; nee Hisa Tabata) and Seiichi Morimoto (father). Her home address is listed as Box 163, Canadian Scottish Cannery, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC.


Regularized NameMasako Morimoto
Custodian Identification Number4308
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Kaslo, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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