Katsube Fukami

Katsube Fukami

Bird Commission case file number 460. Custodian file number 2864. (Source: lac_rg33-69_volume_21_file_0460)
He was born on 21 October 1888. He was a farmer. His family includes Chiyo Fukami (mother; nee Chiyo Okiyoshi), Tomaro Fukami (father), Asa Fukami (wife; nee Asa Kinoshita), Katsumi Fukami (son), Marie Saito (daughter; nee Marie Fukami), and Tom Fukami (son). His home address is listed as Ferndale Road, Rural Route No. 1, Mission City, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Coalhurst, AB.


Regularized NameKatsube Fukami
Custodian Identification Number2864
Residence (after uprooting)Coalhurst, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Mission City


Custodian Case Files (1)
Other Archival Files (1)


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