Shunji Fukunaga

Shunji Fukunaga

He was born on 8 December 1903. He was a painter and printer employed by Taiyo Printing Company. His family includes Haru Fukunaga (wife; nee Haru Matoba) and Soto Fukunaga (mother). His home address is listed as 726 East Cordova Street, Vancouver BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC and exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameShunji Fukunaga
Custodian Identification Number11691
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceTashme, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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