Ushimatsu Fujinami

Ushimatsu Fujinami

He was born on 25 March 1875. He was a self-employed fisherman. His family includes Hige Fujinami (mother), Ueno Fujinami (father), and Haru Fujinami (wife; nee Haru Sakurada; in Japan). His home address is listed as Knight Inlet, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameUshimatsu Fujinami
Custodian Identification Number3654
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Knight Inlet


Custodian Case Files (1)


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