Bachelor, Smith College, 1940. Postgraduate, Columbia University, 1943. Postgraduate, New Jersey Teachers College, 1946—1949.
Kindergarten teacher Kimberly School, Montclair, New Jersey, 1946—1949. Teacher art to handicapped Kessler Institute Rehabilitation, West Orange, 1961—1977.
Leader Girl Scouts United States of America, Little Falls, 1955—1956. Social director Parent-Teachers Association, Great Notch, New Jersey, 1955—1956. Member of West Palm Beach Coin Club, New Jersey State Federation Women's Clubs (7th district art chairman 1973-1974), West Essex Art Association (secretary 1978-1981), Art Center Oranges, Jonathan's Landing Golf Club, Smith of the Palm Beaches Club (treasurer 1976-1977), Beach Club (Palm Beach), Quill Club (secretary 1985-1987), Little Falls Women's Club (treasurer 1959-1961), Upper Montclair Women's Club (director art department 1971-1972, garden chairman 1976-1977), Glen Ridge Country Club (New Jersey, handicap chairman 1970, past publicity chairman women's golf group).
Married B. C. Breeden, June 29, 1940 (divorced 1943). 1 child Kathy; Married Harold F. Allenby, August 28, 1949 (divorced 1977). Married John Francis McGowan, April 24, 1981 (deceased April 28, 1986).
Married Bev Smith, September 4, 1987.