Yoso Morita

Yoso Morita

She was born on 13 March 1895. Her name is also listed as Yoso Tomiye Morita. Her maiden name is Yoso Kawasaki and her second married name is Yoso Takeuchi or Yoso Tomiye Takeuchi. She owned and operated a confectionery store. Her family includes Some Kawasaki (mother; nee Some Takeda), Kenjiro Kawasaki (father), Seiyaemon Morita (first husband), Teiji Takeuchi (second husband), Iwao Morita (son), Toshiko Morita (daughter), Chiyeko Morita (daughter). Her home address is listed as 1867 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Kelowna, BC.


Regularized NameYoso Morita
Custodian Identification Number13604
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Kelowna, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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