Paul Arthur Schilpp was born on 6 February 1897, in Dillenburg, Dillkreis, Hesse-Nassau, Prussia, Germany. He married Louise S Gruenholz about 1918, in Vigo, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Stockton, San Joaquin, California, United States for about 5 years and Evanston, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 6 September 1993, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 96.
Some characteristic forenames: German Fritz.
North German: metonymic occupational name for a shipman or a shipbuilder, from schip ‘ship’.