Midori Moriyama

Midori Moriyama

She was born on 18 May 1914. She was a dressmaker. Her family includes Haruko Moriyama (mother; nee Haruko Yaota) and Toyoki Moriyama (father). Her home addresses are listed as 3938 Silverdale Road, Mission City, BC [related to The Director, The Veterans’ Land Act] and 637 Seymour Street, [Vancouver, BC]; she was forcibly uprooted to Roseberry, BC. Her listed seized property includes real estate: a house, barn, and other buildings on part of a lot in Mission, BC.

Metadata

ForenameMidori
SurnameMoriyama
Regularized NameMidori Moriyama
Custodian Identification Number12875
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceRoseberry, BC

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