Fumiko Shirakawa

Fumiko Shirakawa

She was born on 26 January 1921. She was a barber employed by Mr. S. Nishi. Her family includes Kuichi Shirakawa (father) and Takako Shirakawa (mother; nee Takako Takai). Her home address is listed as 828 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Bridge River, BC.


Regularized NameFumiko Shirakawa
Custodian Identification Number10205
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Bridge River, BC
Residence (before uprooting)New Westminster


Custodian Case Files (1)


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