Fumio Kariya

Fumio Kariya

He was born on 3 June 1916 or 6 March 1916. He was a woodcutter employed by Pacific Shingle Company, Indian River, BC. His family includes Natsu Kariya (mother; nee Natsu Yukawa) and Kenjiro Kariya (father). His home address is listed as 396 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. Indian River, BC and Box 511, Kelowna, BC are listed as former addresses. He was forcibly uprooted to Kapuskasing, ON.


Regularized NameFumio Kariya
Custodian Identification Number4027
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceKapuskasing, ON


Custodian Case Files (1)


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