Tomiko Arakawa

Tomiko Arakawa

She was born on 16 August 1921. She was a cannery worker employed by Sunnyside Cannery, Skeena River, BC. Her family includes Sute Arakawa (mother) and Sukeuemon Awakawa (father). Her home address is listed as Sunnyside Cannery, Skeena River, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Westwold, BC and Vernon, BC.

Metadata

ForenameTomiko
SurnameArakawa
Regularized NameTomiko Arakawa
Custodian Identification Number374
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceWestwold, BC
ResidenceVernon, BC

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