Mozaemon Arai

Mozaemon Arai

He was born on 15 March 1887. He was retired. His family includes Umakichi Arai (father), Tomi Arai (mother), Yu Arai (wife; nee Yu Kanoke), Yukio Arai (daughter), Hideko Arai [also listed as Lily Arai] (daughter), Arnold Arai [also listed as Tsuneo Arai] (son), Miyoko Arai [also listed as Lucy Arai] (daughter), Masanobu Arai (son). His home address is listed as 5325 David Street, Vancouver BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.

Metadata

ForenameMozaemon
SurnameArai
Regularized NameMozaemon Arai
Custodian Identification Number11926
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceTashme, BC

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