Henry Frederick William Behnsen

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Henry Frederick William Behnsen (March 16, 1852[1] – after 1916) was a German-born cigar manufacturer[1] and political figure in British Columbia. He represented Victoria City from 1907 to 1916 in the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia as a Conservative.

He was born in Hanover and educated there. Behnsen served as a paymaster in the German Army. In 1878, he married Elizabeth G. Reade.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Chambers, Ernest J (1910). Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1910.