The author about himself:
Born at 5/5/1929 in Berlin-Moabit as the first child of the employee of a bank Friedrich Walter Heinrich Hellige and his wife Anna Irma Hertha, she had been Miss Schulz.
K.H. learned the profession of a merchant of agricultural trade and lateron he studied economy, resulting with a diploma as dipl. Oec.
He had worked at several levels in agricultural cooperatives(Raiffeisen,agricultural trade cooperatives), as president of a consumer cooperative in the district of Potsdam. Longstanding active in the foreigntrade enterprises as a merchant, in the field of prognosis, marketing and trade policy. Analytical and conceptional tasks and preparing tasks of market- and contactactivities.
Pensioner since 1990, he deals with the research of family history HELLIGE. He organised a HELLIGE-MEETING in 1997 and there he presented the results of his researches regarding the name and the history of the Hellige-families to a larger body of relative Hellige-descendants and interested people.
He contacted a remarcable number of Hellige-families,a part of them among them in the USA.
K.H. had been married for two times, one son descending from each marriage.