Dr. William Blair Steele is a successful chiropractor of Wellsville and a substantial citizen of Columbiana
County. He was born in Jefferson County, Ohio, April 18, 1881, and is the son of J. N. and Caroline (Johnson) Steele.
J. N. Steele, who lives retired in Jefferson County, Ohio, is a native of West Virginia, as is his wife. They have
lived in Ohio for many years, where he was interested in mining. Mr. and Mrs. Steele have two children: Dr. William
B., the subject of this sketch; and Bernice E., married Ira C. Vincent, lives at Brilliant, Ohio.
After attending the schools of Brilliant, Ohio, William Blair Steele learned the carpenter trade. He was identified
with the pottery industry for a number of years and in 1923 completed a course of study at the Palmer School of
Chiropractic at Davenport, Iowa. Since that time he has practiced his profession at Wellsville and is located in
the Perpetual Savings and Loan Building, with offices in suites 4 and 5. He has met with success.
On Aug. 2, 1911, Dr. Steele was married to Miss Frances G. Jarvis, who was born at Tiltonsville, Ohio, in 1893,
the daughter of Harvey and Amanda V. (Hutchinson) Jarvis, natives of Ohio and Pennsylvania respectively. Mr. and
Mrs. Jarvis reside at Tiltonville, Ohio, and have two children: Frank A., who is connected with the Ford Motor
Company, Detroit, Mich.; and Mrs. Steele, who is a twin sister.
Dr. Steele is a member of the Christian Church, is a Republican, and belongs to the Junior Order of United American
Mechanics of Martins Ferry, Ohio. He is a member of the Knights of Golden Eagle.
History of Columbiana County, Ohio
By: Harold B. Barth
Historical Publishing Company
Columbiana County, Ohio Biographies
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