Kanematsu Fujimoto

Kanematsu Fujimoto

He was born on 01 August 1880. He was a fisherman employed by Canadian Fishing Company, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Kura Fujimoto (mother) and Yasudo Fujimoto (father). His home address is listed as 130 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan Extension, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 02 August 1946.


Regularized NameKanematsu Fujimoto
Custodian Identification Number3148
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan Extension, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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