|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Montana's 1st district
January 3, 1971 – January 3, 1975
|Preceded by||Arnold Olsen|
|Succeeded by||Max Baucus|
|Born||November 29, 1923|
Salmon, Idaho, U.S.
|Died||November 25, 1995 (aged 71)|
Missoula, Montana, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Montana|
He was owner-operator of a laundry and dry cleaning business from 1954 to 1967. He was employed in the agriculture service department of Montana Flour Mills from 1953 to 1954.
Shoup was elected alderman on the Missoula City Council from 1963 to 1967, serving as president from 1965 to 1967. He served as mayor of Missoula, Montana from 1967 to 1970. He served as member of the Governor's (Montana) Crime Commission from 1969 to 1970, and on the Montana League of Cities and Towns from 1967 to 1970.
He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1974 to the Ninety-fourth Congress.
He served as director of the Union Pacific Railroad from 1975 to 1984.
He died November 25, 1995.
- United States Congress. "Richard G. Shoup (id: S000383)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
|U.S. House of Representatives|
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Montana's 1st congressional district
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