Kiyoko Fukumoto

Kiyoko Fukumoto

She was born on 24 September 1921. She was a dressmaker employed by Mrs. Tomonaga at 374 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Kiyo Fukumoto (mother; nee Kiyo Iwasaki) and Ichitaro Fukumoto (father(. Her home address is listed as 130 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameKiyoko Fukumoto
Custodian Identification Number12574
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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