William Alexander Henry was born in Halifax. He was a delegate to the Charlottetown Conference and was considered a Father of Confederation. He later became mayor of Halifax (1870). He was also one of the first judges of the Supreme Court of Canada, appointed in 1875. The well-known restaurant and pub in Halifax, Henry House, served as his residence from 1854 to 1864. He died in Ottawa in 1888. (Photo: Willam A. Henry, Father of Confederation for Nova Scotia. Photographer William James Topley. Library and Archives Canada.)