Paul Shoup died on July 30, 1946 in Los Angeles.
Wife and a Highly Successful Son
Paul Shoup married Rose Wilson on December 1, 1900 and had three children: Carl Sumner, Jack Wilson, and Louise. The family lived in their now-historic Los Altos home. Rose was active in the women's social clubs and an avid supporter of the local arts. She died in their Los Altos home in 1945. Their son, Carl went on to become a profoundly respected economist who drafted the post-World War II Japanese tax structure, forming the modern Value Added Tax (VAT). He also taught economics as a professor at Columbia University.
Built in 1910, the large house -- one of the largest constructed in Los Altos' early years -- and lot included quarters for two servant's dwellings as well as two small garages. The main, two-story home enjoys a Craftsman design comprised of wooden shingles, windows, and decorative features.