Painter, illustrator. Born in Cologne, Germany on April 25, 1878.
By 1910 Henke had settled in Pasadena and was a pupil of Guy Rose. While the proprietor of a picture framing shop in Pasadena, he painted in his leisure.
He died there on Sept. 5, 1949.
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