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Source: Ture Erickson, donor
Portrait of Joseph Henley, a soda water manufacturer in New Westminster.
He also served as an alderman. He was born in England in 1855.
He came to New Westminster in 1887 and established a soda water
business on Front Street. Subsequently he built a factory on Cunningham
St. which was destroyed by the great fire of New Westminster in
1898. After the fire he rebuilt the factory at 717 Princess St.
and lived 615 8th Street. He was married twice and had three children.
Henley was active in service organizations and had been captain
of the fire department. See Howay and Scholefield "British Columbia
- Biographical v.4" R971.1 B777. He died in 1938. See "British
Columbia Weekly" Jan. 18, 1938, pp. 4, 13, and 18.