Torazo Fukushima

Torazo Fukushima

Bird Commission case file number 515. Custodian file number 6893. (Source: lac_rg33-69_volume_25_file_0515)
He was born on 19 June 1905. He was a self-employed farmer. His family includes Yoshi Fukushima (mother; nee Yoshi Hirakata), Kametaro Fukushima (father), Hisako Fukushima (wife; nee Hisako Shimada), Hideo Fukushima (son), Hiroshi Fukushima (son), Kimie Fukushima (daughter; also spelled Kimiye), and Michie Fukushima (daughter; also spelled Michiye). His home address is listed as Rural Route No. 4, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Picture Butte, AB.


Regularized NameTorazo Fukushima
Custodian Identification Number6893
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Picture Butte, AB
Residence (before uprooting)New Westminster


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


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