Bachelor of Science, University Washington, 1952.
Industrial engineer, Boeing Airplane Company, Seattle, 1954-1960; owner, Coopers Unfinished Furniture, Seattle, 1960-1963; claims representative, Unigard Insurance, Seattle, 1963-1966; assistant benefits manager, Equitable Life Assurance, Seattle, 1966-1985; owner, Paup Ventures, Seattle, since 1974; owner, Paup Investment Company, Seattle, since 1963; owner, Ella Paup Properties, Seattle, since 1963.
Board of directors Denny Regrade Property Owners' Association, Seattle, Denny Regrade Business Association, Seattle, First Avenue Association, Seattle. Member Greenwood Chamber of Commerce, Seattle Opera Guild.
Married Mary Jean Iske, April 4, 1959. Children: Barbara Ann Paup Soriano, Jennifer Marie, Elizabeth Paup-Byrnes.