Richard G. Shoup
Early career 
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.
Political career 
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.
Other activities 
He served as director of the Union Pacific Railroad from 1975 to 1984.
He died November 25, 1995.
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