Fumiye Obayashi

Fumiye Obayashi

She was born on 26 September 1921. She was a houseworker employed by Mrs. Radcliffe. Her family includes Fusajiro Obayashi (father) and Tose Obayashi (mother; nee Tose Matsumoto). Her home address is listed as 1661 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameFumiye Obayashi
Custodian Identification Number11748
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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