Sumi Morita

Sumi Morita

She was born on 21 March 1900. She was a housewife. Her family includes Sawa Nakamura (mother), Chozo Morita (husband), Tsuhimi Morita (daughter), Toshio Morita (son), Tsutomu Morita (son), Chizuko Morita (daughter), and Tadashi Morita (son). Her home address is listed as Hillcrest, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and Chapleau, ON.

Metadata

ForenameSumi
SurnameMorita
Regularized NameSumi Morita
Custodian Identification Number10470
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceSlocan, BC
ResidenceChapleau, ON

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