Lucille Furuya

Lucille Furuya

She was born on 23 June 1922. She is also listed in the files as Lucille Amiko Furuya. She was a maid employed by Mrs. R. C. Fair. Her family includes Fumi Furuya (mother; nee Fumi Yagami), and Issaku Furuya (father). Her home address is listed as 1531 Despard Avenue, Victoria, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Montreal, QC.

Metadata

ForenameLucille
SurnameFuruya
Regularized NameLucille Furuya
Custodian Identification Number9098
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceMontreal, QC

Collections

Custodian Case Files (1)

Terminology

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