Kozo Arai

Kozo Arai

He was born on 1 August 1887. He was a self-employed cleaner at Lion Valet. His family includes Tome Arai (wife), Yoshio Arai (son), Fumiko Arai (daughter), Kazuo Arai (son), Shizuko Arai (daughter), Misao Arai (daughter), and Yukiko Arai (daughter). His home address is listed as 155 10th Avenue East, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Grand Forks, BC.


Regularized NameKozo Arai
Custodian Identification Number7832
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceGrand Forks, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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