Bachelor of Business Administration, Drake University, 1957.
Business education teacher, Schleswig (Iowa) High School, 1970-1978; manager, Pantry Supermarket, Ida Grove, Iowa., 1978-1982; designer, Marilyn Graham Designer Originals, Ida Grove, since 1986.
Chairman Ida County Republican Party, 1982-1988. Director Economic Development Committee Status of Women, Ida Grove, 1992. Advisory board textiles and apparel Iowa State University, 2000-2005.
Member Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) (guard 1983-1984, chaplain 1985-1986, treasurer 1987-1988, secretary 1989), Iowa Textiles and Apparel Association (secretary 1994-2000).
Married G. Robert Graham, December 29, 1957. Children: Diann Andrews, Katherine Ross, Debra,, Gregory R.