Fumiko Tanouye

Fumiko Tanouye

She was born on 22 November 1924. She was a maid employed by Mrs. Koch, Chemainus, BC. Her family includes Itsu Tanouye (mother; nee Itsu Okutagawa), and Jutaro Tanouye (father). Her home address is listed as Chemainus, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.

Metadata

ForenameFumiko
SurnameTanouye
Regularized NameFumiko Tanouye
Custodian Identification Number6808
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceTashme, BC

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