Paul Arthur Schilpp

Male6 February 1897–6 September 1993

Brief Life History of Paul Arthur

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.

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Paul Arthur Schilpp
Louise S Gruenholz
Marriage: about 1918
Erna Emilie Schilpp

Sources (4)

  • Paul Schil??, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Paul Arthur Schilpp - Government record: Military record or discharge: birth-name: Paul Arthur Schilpp
  • Paul A Schilpp, "United States Census, 1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1918Vigo, Indiana, United States
  • Children (1)

    World Events (8)

    1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

    Age 9

    A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.


    Age 17

    Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina provoking World War I.

    1925 · Woman's World's Fair

    Age 28

    The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Fritz.

    North German: metonymic occupational name for a shipman or a shipbuilder, from schip ‘ship’.

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

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