Mary Moriyama

Mary Moriyama

She was born on 30 December 1923. Her married name is Mary Amy Pellizzon. She was an assistant to Miki Moriyama. Her family includes Miki Moriyama (mother; nee Miki Nakamura), Yenzaburo Moriyama (father), and Antonio Eugenio Pellizzon (husband; married in 1943). Her home address is listed as. 1711 West 52nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Keefers, BC.


Regularized NameMary Moriyama
Custodian Identification Number13866
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Keefers, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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