Toru Furuya

Toru Furuya

Also listed as Joe Furuya. He was born on 27 July 1924. He was a student studied at Britannia High School, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Asa Furuya (mother; nee Asa Tsuyuki), and Hamakichi Furuya (father). His home address is listed as 904 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Hope, BC.


Regularized NameToru Furuya
Custodian Identification Number8462
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Hope, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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