Mitsuyo Furukawa

Mitsuyo Furukawa

She was born on 09 July 1913. Her maiden name is Mitsuyo Miike. Her name is also listed in the file as Mitsueo Furukawa. She was a housewife. Her family includes Tachi Miike (mother; nee Tachi Furusho), Uhei Miike (father), Haruo Furukawa (husband) and Diane Furukawa [also listed as Harumi Furukawa] (daughter). Her home address is listed as 827 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. Great Northern Cannery, Sherman PO, West Vancouver, BC and 8738 Selkirk Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan Extension, BC.


Regularized NameMitsuyo Furukawa
Custodian Identification Number10549
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan Extension, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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