Fusayo Furumoto

Fusayo Furumoto

She was born on 19 March 1899. Her maiden name is Fusayo Komoto. She was a rooming house keeper employed by Ferry Rooming House, 58 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Hanayo Komoto (mother; nee Hanayo Sasaki), Yaozo Komoto (father), Kanichi Furumoto (husband), Satoko Konishi (daughter; nee Satoko Furumoto), Kimiko Furumoto (daughter) and George Furumoto (son). Her home address is listed as 58 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameFusayo Furumoto
Custodian Identification Number9634
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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