Bachelor, Radcliffe College, 1944; Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1947.
Postdoctoral fellow, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 1946-1947; instructor research, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 1947-1950; research fellow, Academy Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, 1950-1958; retired.
Past board directors, president, current honorary board directors Young Women’s Christian Association, Newcastle County, Delaware, since 1962. Board directors Young Women’s Christian Association of the United States of America, New York City, 1974-1986, vice president eastern region, 1983-1986. Allocations chair, vice president, United Way of Delaware, 1979-1988.
Board directors, president Visiting Nurse Association, Chester Company, Pennsylvania, 1986-1993, fundraising volunteer, 1993-1995. Board directors, past president Red Clay Valley Association, Pennsylvania/Delaware, since 1987. Member vestry Christ Church, Delaware, 1987-1989.
Board directors, secretary Ingleside Homes, Wilmington, Delaware, 1988-1993. Member, treas Kennett Area Park Authority, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, since 1988. Chair Council of Home Health Agencies, Chester County, Pennsylvania, 1988-1990.
Member board directors, treasurer Planned Parenthood of Chester County, since 1993. F C.
Married Vincent Verplanck, August 26, 1950 (deceased 1986). Children: Anne, Philip.