Male, US, born 07/26/1908, died 12/06/2004

Associated with the firm network

Arian, Henry C., Construction Company

Professional History

Principal, Henry Arian Construction Company, Kentfield, CA;


Born in Amsterdam, Holland, Henry Arian may have come to the US in 1925. An entry for a "Henry Arian" in the US Census of 1930, listed him living in Los Angeles, CA; at this time, he may have worked as a salesman at a guitar factory. Henry and Georgette Arian may have lived at 2961 Clay Street in 1933. He lived at 2719 Pacific Avenue in San Francisco, CA, in 1945. He last resided in a residence at 323 Goodhill Road, Kentfield, CA, 94904-2611.

He married Georgette Szoke Arian c. 1928. She had been born in Romania, although her date of birth is unclear; it could have been c. 1899 or c. 1906. Georgette Arian, according to the US Census of 1930, worked as an actress in 1930. She was naturalized on 11/06/1933 and later divorced Henry Arian and married a man named Guinasse.

SSN: 114-01-8651; Arian's birth name was Hendrik Willem Wiessing. He changed this legally to Henry Arian in 1945. He obtained an reentry permit on 10/21/1937 in Washington, DC. A ship's passenger list indicated that he sailed on the SS Black Heron from Antwerp, Belgium to New York, NY on 02/05/1938. It listed him as a "businessman," whose last permanent address had been in New York, NY. Arian declared his intent to become naturalized on 04/05/1940, and was naturalized 09/17/1945.

PCAD id: 394