Shutaro Fujimoto

Shutaro Fujimoto

He was born on 23 August 1894. He was a millhand employed by Powell Lumber Company Limited, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Kuni Fujimoto (wife; in Japan), Yoshiko Fujimoto (daughter; in Japan) and Kazuko Fujimoto (son; in Japan). His home address is listed as 302 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lempriere, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 02 October 1946.


Regularized NameShutaro Fujimoto
Custodian Identification Number10661
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Lempriere, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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