1734: Bunshiro Fugino

1734: Bunshiro Fugino

Bunshiro Fugino

He was born on 19 September 1895. He was a cook employed by Sproat Lake Sawmill. His family includes Koma Fugino (mother), Bunkichi Fugino (father), Kuno Fugino (wife; nee Kuno Suzuki; deceased), Hesaye Fugino (daughter; in Japan), and Tsuyuko Fugino (daughter; in Japan). His home address is listed as Kleecoot, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 19 September 1895
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
New Denver, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9323 (2012-2017)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1734
Name Bunshiro Fugino



1734: Bunshiro Fugino


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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