Bachelor, Butler University, 1949. Postgraduate, Butler University, 1951.
Assistant biochemistry laboratory Indiana U. Medical School, Indianapolis, 1944-1947. Graduate assistant Butler University, Indianapolis, 1949-1951. Administrative assistant.to United States congressman from 11th District Indiana, Indianapolis, 1951-1958.
Associate editor, treasurer Congressional Staff Directory, Limited., 1959-1979, president, 1980-1996, public emeritus, 1996.
Public, owner, editor Advance Locator for CapitolHill, 1963-1982, Election Index Congressional Staff Directory, 1966-1982, Federal Staff Directory, 1982-1996, Judicial Staff Directory, 1987-1996. General partner Brownson Partnership Corresponding secretary Fusaliers.
Past president, former member Congress Auxiliary. Executive Committee, trustee George C. Marshall Foundation Board of directors Madison Council The Library. of Congress, Accokeek Foundation, National Colonial Farm.
Secretary Virginia Association Museum.
Vice president planned giving National Capitol area Boy Scouts American (Silver Beaver award). Active Mount Vernon Life Guard, International Oceanographic Foundation, World Affairs Council Washington, Fairchild Gardens, Mount Vernon 100.
Board directors Madison Council The Library. of Congress, Accokeek Foundation, National Colonial Farm. Vice president National Capitol area Boy Scouts American (silver Beaver award). Active Mount Vernon Life Guard, World Affairs Council Washington, Fairchild Tropical Botanical Gardens.
Member International Palm Society, Eisenhower World Affairs Institute, Potomac River Basin Consortium, Association United States Army, Military Officers Association American, Council American's Military Past, Capitol Hill Club, Virginia Association Museum (secretary, Professionalism in Museum award 1999), Wilton Park International Association Kappa Alpha Theta (treasurer Zeta Iota House Corporation).
Married Charles B. Brownson (deceased ). Children: Dwight, Bruce, David, Catharine, Scott.