Yokishi Furumoto

Yokishi Furumoto

He was born on 19 February 1915. He was a self-employed fisherman. His family includes Matsu Furumoto (mother; nee Matsu Kuniwaki) and Yotaro Furumoto (father). His home address is listed as 396 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. Newcastle Island, Nanaimo, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Alpine Lodge, Christina Lake, BC.

Metadata

ForenameYokishi
SurnameFurumoto
Regularized NameYokishi Furumoto
Custodian Identification Number3167
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceChristina Lake, BC

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