J. Fukusuima

J. Fukusuima

A former mayor of "Little Tokyo" who hid money and other valuables in the basement of his home on Lulu Island, according to an article published in The Province on January 31, 1944. (Source: uvic_p_1944_01_01.) [His surname published in the article may be incorrect; name may possibly be J. Fukushima.]


Regularized NameJ. Fukusuima


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