Bachelor, Master of Arts, University Georgia, 1947. Master of Social Work, New York School Social Work, 1950.
Medical social worker, Metropolitan Hospital, New York City, 1950-1955;
owner, manager, Jaclyn J. Inc. (doing business as Rainbarrel), Salt Point, New York, since 1980. President, director History Hudson Valley Antiquity, Clinton Corners, New York, since 1980.
Director Dutchess County History Roads, Poughkeepsie, New York, since 1985.
Member Clinton History Road Commission. Founder Clinton History Society, 1989. Vice president New Rochelle (New York ) League for Service, 1955-1981.
Volunteer International Garden Club, Pelham, New York, since 1955. Secretary Women's Manor Club, Pelham, 1955-1957. Vice president Little Guild of St. Francis for Animals, Key West, Florida, since 1982.
Founder Art and History Society, Key West, 1982, Martello Museum, Key West, 1982, Tennessee Williams Arts Center and Theatre, Key West, since 1982. Member Oldest House Museum, Museum Modern Art, Museum Natural History, Clinton History Society, Phi Beta Kappa.
Married Clifford Alan Botway, July 29, 1950. Children: Cooper Alan, Jill Robyn-Sterling.