Bachelor of Science, Iowa State University, Ames, 1943. Master of Arts, California State University, Northridge, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, Union Institute, Cincinnati, 1974.
Various postions in consultant, since 1943; professor family studies, San Diego State University, 1974-1992; professor emeritus, San Diego State University, since 1992. Chair history and archives committee National Association for the Education of Young Children, Washington, since 1974. United States member research committee History of Early Childhood Education, Paris, since 1987.
Staff sergeant United States Marine Corps, 1942-1946. Member National Association Early Childhood Teacher Educators, International Standing Conference for the History of Education, Organisation Mondiale pour l'Education Prescholaire, Phi Beta Delta (charter), Delta Phi Upsilon (honorary). F C.
Married David Danforth Hewes, June 11, 1949 (deceased July 2000). Children: Andrew, Christopher, Rosemary, John.