JOHN L. HELLSTERN, a leading baker of Steubenville, Ohio, was born in Brooke county, W. Va., October 28, 1862. He was the son of John and Mary Hellstern, who were natives of Germany. He was reared on a farm in Brooke county. At fifteen years of age he came to Steubenville, Ohio, and learned the baker's trade, and his attention has been given to it ever since. After working at his trade for several years for others, he began business for himself in 1886, and he is now one of the leading bakers of Steubenville. Mr. Hellstern was married February 25, 1886, to Elizabeth Whiteside, daughter of George and Elizabeth Whiteside, who were natives of Ireland. She was born in Steubenville, Ohio, February 18, 1863. Mr. and Mrs. Hellstern are members of the Catholic church. In politics the former is a democrat.
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