When Robert Boyd Phillips was born on 5 March 1903, in Texas, United States, his father, Robert H Phillips, was 29 and his mother, Carrie Elizabeth Boyd, was 22. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, Panola, Texas, United States in 1920. He died on 21 November 1978, in Marshall, Harrison, Texas, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Marshall, Harrison, Texas, 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 ).