When Albert Lee Phillips was born on 12 May 1902, in New Bremen, Lewis, New York, United States, his father, Walter Phillips, was 45 and his mother, Harriett Wilder, was 41. He married Laura Louise Casler on 30 November 1921, in Lewis, New York, United States. He died in 1928, in Lowville, Lewis, New York, United States, at the age of 26, and was buried in Beaches Bridge Cemetery, Watson, Watson, Lewis, New York, United States.
English, Dutch, North German, and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Philip . In North America, this surname has also absorbed cognates from other languages (see Philips ).