Tsunekichi Fukami

Tsunekichi Fukami

He was born on 24 December 1889. He was a carpenter employed by S. Morishota, Sarita Bay, BC. His family includes Harue Fukami (wife; in Japan). His home address is listed as Sarita Bay, BC. 419 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC. He died at Essondale, BC on 5 September 1946.


Regularized NameTsunekichi Fukami
Custodian Identification Number726
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Sarita Bay


Custodian Case Files (1)


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