Student public schools.
With Yonkers Herald Statesman, 1929-1930, 31-33, New York Evening Post, 1930-1931, New York Evening Journal, 1933-1934, Carl Byoir & Associates, New York City, and Miami, Florida, 1934-1935. Syndicated columnist Universal Svc., Miami, 1935-1938. Columnist Miami Herald, 1941-1942.
Children"s book editor, 1949-1956;women"s editor Miami Daily News, 1943-1944.
Freelance magazine writer, numerous national magazines, 1944. Drama critic Miami News, 1960-1965.
Trustee Coconut Grove Library. Association, Friends U. Miami Library., Friends Miami-Dade Public Library.
Visiting committee U. Miami Libraries.
Board directors Miami-Dade County Public Library. System; past chairman, member State Library. Advisory Council, 1979-1991, past chairman.
Trustee Coconut Grove Library. Association, Friends University Miami Library., Friends Miami-Dade Public Library. Visiting committee University Miami Libraries.
Board directors Miami-Dade County Public Library. Systems, chairman emeritus, 1999. Member of American Library Association (named leading library advisory 20th Century), Authors' Guild, Society Women Geographers (meritorious service award 1996, Florida Groups First Woman of World award 2000), Women in Communications (Community Headliner award 1973), Biscayne Bay Yacht Club, Cosmopolitan Club (New York City), Fla.Women's Press Club (award 1963).
Married William Whalley Muir, January 23, 1936. Children: Mary Muir Burrell, William Torbert.