Paul Louis Schmidt

30 November 1887–30 May 1969 (Age 81)
Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, United States

The Life of Paul Louis

When Paul Louis Schmidt was born on 30 November 1887, in Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, United States, his father, Ludwig Carl Baltharon Schmidt, was 36 and his mother, Julia Clara Esperstedt, was 27. He married Clara Effie Needham on 14 April 1914, in Salem, Marion, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in San Marino, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1935 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He died on 30 May 1969, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Paul Louis Schmidt
Clara Effie Needham
Marriage: 14 April 1914
Richard Schmidt
Helen Claire Schmidt
Pauline Frances Schmidt

Spouse and Children

14 April 1914
Salem, Marion, Oregon, United States


    Richard Schmidt



    Pauline Frances Schmidt


Parents and Siblings

    Ludwig Carl Baltharon Schmidt


    Julia Clara Esperstedt




World Events (8)


Age 2

Montana is 41st state.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 22

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from Middle High German smit, German Schmied ‘blacksmith’. The German surname is found in many other parts of Europe, from Slovenia to Sweden.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Paul Schmid in household of Louis Schmid, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lewis Schmidt, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Paul L Schmidt, "United States Census, 1920"

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