Oliver Henry Shoup

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Oliver H. Shoup
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22nd Governor of Colorado
In office
January 14, 1919–January 9, 1923
Lieutenant George Stepham
Earl Cooley
Preceded by Julius Caldeen Gunter
Succeeded by William Ellery Sweet
Personal details
Born (1869-12-13)December 13, 1869
Champaign County, Illinois
Died September 30, 1940(1940-09-30) (aged 70)
Santa Monica, California (heart attack)
Nationality american
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Mary Alice Hackett

Oliver Henry Nelson Shoup (December 13, 1869 – September 30, 1940) was the 22nd Governor of Colorado from 1919–1923.


Oliver Shoup was born in Champaign County, Illinois on December 13, 1869 to William and Delia Shoup. He lived in Illinois, until he was 13 years old, when they moved to Colorado Springs, Colorado. He died of a heart attack on September 30, 1940 in his home.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Julius Caldeen Gunter
Governor of Colorado
Succeeded by
William Ellery Sweet