Shigemitsu Fukumoto

Shigemitsu Fukumoto

He was born on 19 September 1922. He was a sawmill hand employed by B.C. Box Company, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Uenochiyo Fukumoto (mother), and Toyemon Fukumoto (father). His home address is listed as 8636 Selkirk Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Revelstoke, BC.


Regularized NameShigemitsu Fukumoto
Custodian Identification Number3447
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Revelstoke, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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