Hisako Fukushima

Hisako Fukushima

She was born on 6 December 1910 or 12 June 1910. Her maiden name is Hisako Shimada. She was a housewife. Her family includes Tokeo Shimada [possibly Takeo Shimada] (father), Torazo Fukushima (husband), Hideo Fukushima (son), Hiroshi Fukushima (son), Kimie Fukushima (daughter; also spelled Kimiye), and Michie Fukushima (daughter; also spelled Michiye). Her home address is listed as Rural Route, No. 4, New Westminster, BC. Corner of Sandell Road and Northeast Corner of Kennedy, New Westminster, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Picture Butte, AB.


Regularized NameHisako Fukushima
Custodian Identification Number4110
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Picture Butte, AB
Residence (before uprooting)New Westminster


Custodian Case Files (1)


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