Soshichi Fukuyama

Soshichi Fukuyama

He was born on 30 June 1891. He was a baker employed by Dumaresq Logging Company, Allison Harbour, BC. His family includes Shigeno Fukuyama (wife; deceased) and three children over the age of sixteen. His home address is listed as Allison Harbour, BC. 391 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC and Premier Mine, Premier, BC are listed as former addresses. He was forcibly uprooted to Blue River, BC and was exiled to Japan on 24 December 1946.


Regularized NameSoshichi Fukuyama
Custodian Identification Number448
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Blue River, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Allison Harbour


Custodian Case Files (1)


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