Nika Arizono

Nika Arizono

She was born on 3 May 1899. She was a cannery worker employed by New England Fish Company. Her family includes Mokichi Tanaka (father), Yeda Tanaka (mother; nee Yeda Torimaru), Zentaro Arizono (husband), Tomiko Arizono (daughter), and Takashi Arizono (son). Her home address is listed as 355 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameNika Arizono
Custodian Identification Number11153
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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