Tomeko Arai

Tomeko Arai

She was born on 5 March 1901. She was a housewife. Her family includes Kozo Arai (husband), Yoshio Arai (son), Fumiko Arai (daughter), Kazuo Arai (son), Shizuko Arai (daughter), Misao Arai (daughter), and Yukiko Arai (daughter). 155 East 10th Avenue, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Sunnyside Ranch, Rural Route No. 1, Grand Forks, BC.


Regularized NameTomeko Arai
Custodian Identification Number13963
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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