7183: Teiko Arai

7183: Teiko Arai

Teiko Arai

She was born on 29 March 1920. Her did housework for Mrs. G.H. Martin, 1840, 33 Avenue, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Yukie Arai (mother; nee Yukie Hirayama) and Sadakichi Arai (father). Her home address is listed as Rural Route No. 1, New Westminster, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 29 March 1920
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Kaslo, BC
Locations before uprooting
New Westminster
C-9372 (1325-1328)
Type Person
Custodian Number 7183
Name Teiko Arai



7183: Teiko Arai


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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