Bachelor of Arts, San Jose State College, 1934; Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1939.
Teacher public and private schools, Carmichael, California, 1935-1937; Teacher public and private schools, Katonah, New York, 1937-1939; Teacher public and private schools, Montclair, New Jersey, 1939-1940; Teacher public and private schools, Avenal, California, 1940-1941; vice principal, Victory School, Stockton, California, 1941-1942; Christian Science practitioner, 1946-1992; Christian Science teacher, 1958-1992.
Served to major United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946. Chaplain United States Air Force, 1951-1956.
Married Jerry Beall Hatcher, December 17, 1943. Children: Paul Channing, Rebecca Beall. Married Philadelphia Shideler, October 14, 1979.