7018: Kanekichi Furugori

7018: Kanekichi Furugori

Kanekichi Furugori

He was born on 1 November 1882. He was a fisherman. His family includes Tada Furugori (mother), Takezo Furugori (father; previously named Takezo Oishi), Sumiko Furugori [also listed as Sume Furugori] (wife; nee Sumiko Haruta or Sume Haruta; in Japan), Kenichi Furugori (son; in Japan), and Shuji Furugori (son; in Japan). His home address is listed as Beaver Cannery, Rivers Inlet, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Popoff Farms, Slocan, BC and was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.
Sex M
Date of Birth 01 November 1882
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
Slocan, BC
Date exiled to Japan 17 June 1946
Locations before uprooting
Rivers Inlet
C-9371 (1842-1859)
Type Person
Custodian Number 7018
Name Kanekichi Furugori
Not Before: 02 May 1942
Not After: 07 March 1947



7018: Kanekichi Furugori


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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