Bachelor of Fine Arts, Washington University, St. Louis, 1951.
Director community education and arts, Affton (Missouri) School District, St. Louis, since 1951. Lecturer art education Washington University, since 1969, St. Saint Louis University, since 1980.
Member Missouri Advisory Council on History Preservation, since 1990, St. Louis County History Building Commission, 1990-1994. President Save Grant's White Haven Inc., St. Louis County, since 1990, Affton History Society, 1982-1985. Board directors Jefferson National Expansion History Association, since 1992, Missouri Alliance for History Preservation, since 1992, president, since 1994.
Member Affton Chamber of Commerce (board directors since 1986).
Married Edward Bruce Cook, May 2, 1953. 1 child, Bruce Harriss.