Chiyoko Furukawa

Chiyoko Furukawa

She was born on 4 October 1908. She was a housewife. Her family includes Masayo Yamamoto (mother; nee Masayo Nakamura), Riyohei Yamamoto (father), Kota Furukawa (husband), Michiko Furukawa (daughter), Masumi Furukawa (daughter), and Hiromitsu Furukawa (son). Her home address is listed as Second Avenue, Rural Route, No. 1, Port Hammond, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameChiyoko Furukawa
Custodian Identification Number7508
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Port Hammond


Custodian Case Files (1)


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