Salem Pioneer Cemetery ~ Hoyt Carl Cupp ~ part of the Marion County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
Hoyt Carl Cupp
BORN: 22 Jun 1927 DIED: 8 Oct 1990 BURIED: 11 Oct 1990
ETHNICITY:   OCCUPATION:  Superintendent Oregon State Penitentiary
BIRTH PLACE:  Salem, Marion Co., Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Portland, Multnomah Co., Oregon
AFB #1078 - Hoyt Cupp b. Salem, Oregon 22 Jun 1927, d. Portland, Oregon 8 Oct 1990, interment 11 Oct 1990 in Lot #893, next of kin Doris M. Cupp (wife) of Salem.
Name of father Theodore Judd Cupp
Maiden name of mother Amanda Blanche Chase

1930 OR CENSUS - Carl H. Cupp, age 2, b. Oregon, is enumerated with  Judd T., age 28, married at age 21, occupation farm laborer, b. Oregon, and Blanche A., age 31, married at age 23, b. Oregon, along with Virginia L., age 6, b. Oregon, Theodore T., age 4, b. Oregon, and Mabel M., age 8 months, b. Oregon.
1st MARRIAGE - to Clara Wolf, 16 Sep 1950, Clackamas Co., Oregon
Cupp Wife Files Alienation Suit
SALEM (AP) - The wife of Oregon State Prison supt. Hoyt Cupp has filed a $200,000 lawsuit charging a Salem woman with alienation of affection.
The suit, filed by Clara A. Cupp names Mary Caponette, manager of a Salem restaurant, as defendant.
The complaint alleges that between Dec. 31, 1973, and Nov. 19, 1974, the defendant "wrongfully, mailiously and willfully followed a course of conduct designed to deprive plaintiff of the love, affection, comfort, services, companionship and assistance of Hoyt C. Cupp and to deprive plaintife and the (three) minor chldren of the marital relationship existing between them."
Cupp filed for divorce in May, his attorney said. The suit is pending in Yamhill County Circuit Court.
Oregonian, The (Portland, Oregon) 27 Nov 1974, 36:5
2nd MARRIAGE - to Mary Caponette 17 Oct 1975 in Marion Co., Oregon
3rd MARRIAGE - to Doris Berwickhagg on 10 Jun 1984 in Marion Co., Oregon
Hoyt C. Cupp June 22, 1927 - Oct. 8, 1900.
Hoyt C. Cupp, 63, of Salem, died Monday in Portland. 
He was born and reared in Salem, graduating from Salem High School. He graduated from the School of Correctional Administration at George Washington University in 1956 and earned his bachelor's degree from Western Oregon State College in 1977. He spent 37 years in the corrections field in Oregon, retiring Jan. 1, 1986. 
He was superintendent of the Oregon State Penitentiary for 17 years. He served in the Navy on the cruiser Springfield in the South Pacific during World War II and also was stationed one year in China. 
Committed to serving the community, he was on the boards of the Salem YMCA, the Salvation Army, Camp Fire Girls and Salem Boys Club. He head the YMCA's youth donor drive in 1983. He was past president of the American Cancer Society in Salem and was a member of the Quiet Birdman, a national pilots organization. He was given a Paul Harris Fellow by the East Salem Rotary Club in 1990. 
He married Doris M. Haag in June 1984. Surviving besides his wife are sons, Thomas and Benjamin, both of Salem; daughter Cynthia Brown of Portland; stepsons, Chris and Eric Haag of Portland; stepdaughters Cathy Rocque and Karen Trumbo of Portland; mother Blanche A. Cupp of Salem; brother, Ted of Aumsville; sisters, Virginia Winger of Springfield and Mae Sprague of Eugene; seven grandchildren and seven stepgrandchildren. Services will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Joseph Catholic Church. Private interment will be in Salem Pioneer Cemetery under the direction of Virgil T. Golden mortuary. Contributions may be made to the Hoyt C. Cupp Corrections Scholarship Fund, Western Oregon State College Alumni Association, Monmouth. 
Statesman-Journal 9 Oct 1990
Hoyt Carl Cupp 
June 22, 1927 - Oct 8, 1900 
A Man Who Cared
AFB #1078 
Saucy Survey & Photographs
Oregon Marriage Index (
1930 OR CENSUS (Polk Co., Salt Lake, ED 3, pg 4B)
Oreg 27 Nov 1974, 36:5

SJ 9 Oct 1990