Tomiko Arizono

Tomiko Arizono

She was born on 30 August 1932. She was a dressmaker employed by Mr. M. Sinkoda [possibly Mr. M. Shinkoda]. Her family includes Zentaro Arizono (father) and Nika Arizono (mother; nee Nika Tanaka). Her home address is listed as 355 Powell Street, Vancouver BC. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.

Metadata

ForenameTomiko
SurnameArizono
Regularized NameTomiko Arizono
Custodian Identification Number11140
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceNew Denver, BC

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