Larry D. Shippy

Politician, Deceased Person

1946 – 2007

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Who was Larry D. Shippy?

Larry Deleo Shippy was a Republican member of the Wyoming House of Representatives, having served in Laramie County District 8, including part of Cheyenne, from 1993–1996. Shippy was known for his efforts to expand the privatizing of government services. He also headed the Indian Committee during the centennial of the popular Cheyenne Frontier Days rodeo from 1994–1996.

Shippy was born to Orris D. and Ruby M. Shippy in Burke, the seat of rural Gregory County, in southern South Dakota. He obtained a bachelor's degree in education degree from Grace University in Omaha, Nebraska. Grace University is nondenominational but of Mennonite heritage. Shippy moved to Cheyenne in 1969. He was a real estate agent for Grubb & Ellis, having previously owned and operated Burke Moving and Storage for twenty years.

At the time of his death, Shippy was the treasurer of the Cheyenne Board of Realtors and the federal coordinator for the Wyoming Association of Realtors as liaison to the office of Republican U.S. Senator Michael "Mike" Enzi. Over the years, he was affiliated with Youth for Christ, the Chamber of Commerce, Cheyenne LEADS, Rotary International, and the Wyoming Truckers Association.

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Born
Jun 4, 1946
Burke
Also known as
  • Larry Shippy
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Christianity
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Grace University
Lived in
  • South Dakota
  • Wyoming
  • Cheyenne
Died
Jun 8, 2007
Cheyenne

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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