AS, Becker Junior College, 1954. Bachelor of Science with magna cum laude in Business Administration, Nathaniel Hawthorne College, 1980.
Bookkeeper to controller Semikron International, Hudson, New Hampshire, 1977—1979. Controller Commonwealth Chemical Corporation, Tewksbury, Massachusetts, 1979—1980. Consultant, 1981; town accountant Hudson, New Hampshire, 1981—1983.
Co-owner, treasurer, clerk Harbor's Head, Inc., Boothbay Harbor, Maine, since 1983, Something Special Ceramics and Crafts.
Chairman Reagan for President, 1976. Treasurer Hudson, 1975—1977. Member budget committee, 1976—1977.
Member of National Society Public Accountants, Boothbay Harbor Budget Committee, Boothbay Harbor Chamber of Commerce (finance advisor).
Married John King Hanks, December 26, 1954. Children: John Hugh, Donna Lynn, Cynthia Jean, Bruce Barton.