Kameki Fukakusa

Kameki Fukakusa

He was born on 3 May 1888. He was a logger employed by Hillcrest Logging Company, Hillcrest, BC. His family includes Shigeru Fukakusa (wife; nee Shigeru Araki), Tamotsu Fukakusa (son), and Haruo Fukakusa (son). His home address is listed as 239 Second Street, Duncan, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameKameki Fukakusa
Custodian Identification Number5506
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Duncan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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