Shigekazu Morimoto

Shigekazu Morimoto

He was born on 10 December 1920. He was a fisherman employed by Rinosuke Morimoto. His family includes Chiyo Morimoto (mother) and Rinosuke Morimoto (father). His home address is listed as Atlas Cannery, Steveston, BC. PO Box 121, Steveston, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Petawawa, ON. He was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.

Metadata

ForenameShigekazu
SurnameMorimoto
Regularized NameShigekazu Morimoto
Custodian Identification Number634_xi
NationalityCanadian born
ResidencePetawawa, ON
LabelExiled to Japan

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Custodian Case Files (1)

Terminology

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