George Henderson was an active member of the Preston community from the 1920s through to the 1950s. A qualified accountant, Henderson joined a Thornbury real estate agency in 1919, and later became proprietor. A passionate supporter of services for the mentally disabled, Henderson became the Victorian President of the Helping Hands Association, Deputy Chairman Victorian Council for Mentally Retarded Children, President Northcote-Preston Branch Helping Hand Association Training Centres, member of the executive of the Auxiliary of the Janefield Residential Training Centre, and Deputy Chairman of the Mental Health Advisory Panel.
Preston Historical Society (1968). Brief biographies of prominent Preston People. Preston, Vic.: Author