Chiyoko Fukusaka

Chiyoko Fukusaka

She was born on 4 March 1901. Her maiden name is Chiyoko Shimada. Her family includes Shima Shimada (mother), Ikujiro Shimada (father), Shigezo Fukusaka (husband), George Fukusaka (son), Yaeko Fukusaka (daughter), Mitsuo Fukusaka (son), and Shigeru Fukusaka (son). Her home address is listed as Great Central, BC. 1548 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Tappen, BC.


Regularized NameChiyoko Fukusaka
Custodian Identification Number15215
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Tappen, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Great Central


Custodian Case Files (1)


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