Graduated from high school, Hampton, New Hampshire, 1942.
Secretary War Production Board, Washington, 1942-1943. Assistant treasurer Marjorie Webster Junior College, Silver Springs, Maryland, 1943-1944. Secretary Department Agriculture, Washington, 1944-1945.
Secretary, assistant to curator Antique Science Instruments Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1964-1989. Founding member Saltbox Gallery, Topsfield, Massachusetts, president, 1998.
Member Topsfield Housing Authority, 1977-1984. Member Newburyport Art Association, Lynnfield Art Guild, Oil Painters of America, Portrait Society of America, North Shore Arts Association (board directors 1979-1987. Grumbacher Gold medal 1984, Marguerite S. Pearson Memorial award 1992, Emile A. Gruppe Memorial award 1996), Miniature Society Florida (Third Place in oil International Exhibition 1996, First Place award International Exhib., 2001).
Married Alcot Haynes Stover, November 23, 1944. Children: Gregory Alcot Stover, Karyn Stover Lindsay, Andrew Nelson Stover.