Masao Arizono

Masao Arizono

He was born on 25 May 1917. He was a fisherman. His family includes Rika Arizono (mother; nee Rika Tanaka) and Gentaro Arizono (father). His home address is listed as 355 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Picture Butte, AB.


Regularized NameMasao Arizono
Custodian Identification Number747_xi
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Picture Butte, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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