Bachelor of Science, Maryville (Tennessee) College, 1935; postgraduate, Florida State University, 1950-1951.
Marketing consultant, Gas & Electric Company, Chattanooga, 1935; teacher, North High School, Chattanooga, 1935-1936; consultant editor, Iowa City, Iowa., 1957-1965; consultant editor, Philadelphia, 1966-1986; consultant editor, Menlo Park, California, since 1987.
Deacon, Valley Presbyterian Church, Portola Valley, California, 1989-1990. Member American Association of University Women (co-chairman international relations section Menlo-Atherton branch 1987-1989, chairman since 1989, member literature group 1986-1997, board directors since 1987), Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) (delegate regional board California 1988-1989, president Iowa chapter E 1979-1981).
Married Theron Alexander, August 29, 1936. Children: Thomas T., Mary E.