Akira Fukui

Akira Fukui

He was born on 25 April 1917. He was a boom-hand and a fisherman employed by N.S. McNeil Trading Company and Carlyle Cannery. His family includes Chika Fukui (mother; nee Chika Nishimura). 433 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Westbank, BC.


Regularized NameAkira Fukui
Custodian Identification Number13641
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Westbank, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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