Toyemon Fukumoto

Toyemon Fukumoto

Fukumoto was born on 2 May 1889. He was a saw mill worker employed by Sawarne Lumber Company, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Umechiyo Fukumoto (wife), Tomiko Fukumoto (daughter; born 8 April 1928), and Masao Fukumoto (son; born 3 January 1931). His home address is listed as 8636 Selkirk Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and Toronto. ON. His listed seized property includes his home, sold to Angelino Manicovski, a gramophoe and household belongings.


Regularized NameToyemon Fukumoto
Custodian Identification Number1474
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


Readers of these historical materials will encounter derogatory references to Japanese Canadians and euphemisms used to obscure the intent and impacts of the internment and dispossession. While these are important realities of the history, the Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective urges users to carefully consider their own terminological choices in writing and speaking about this topic today as we confront past injustice. See our statement on terminology, and related sources here.