1161: Tomegoro Furuya

1161: Tomegoro Furuya

Tomegoro Furuya

He was born on 20 October 1881. He was a fisherman. His family includes Chino Furuya (wife), Takeo Furuya (son), Minoru Furuya (son), Sadako Furuya (daughter), Fusae Furuya (daughter), Misao Furuya (daughter), and Isamu Furuya (son). His home address is listed as 36 Phoenix Cannery, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC and Slocan, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 20 October 1881
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Kaslo, BC
Slocan, BC
Reel
C-9315 (2341-2359)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1161
Name Tomegoro Furuya

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1161: Tomegoro Furuya

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