AB with honors, University Montevallo (name formerly Alabama College), 1945. Master of Arts, University Maryland, 1978.
Stenographer Tennessee Eastman Corporation, Oak Ridge, 1945-1946. Lecturer George Washington University, 1971-1972, University Maryland, College Park, 1972-1987. Retired, 1987
Consultant in field.
Lecturer numerous organizations, associations.
Member Oral History Association (president 1984-1985, vice president 1983-1984, council 1979-1982), Oral History in the Mid-Atlantic Region (president 1978-1979, board directors since 1977, co-editor newsletter since 1988, Forrest Pogue award 1982).
Married Donald Morris Ross. Children: David, Michael, Kathryn, Gregory, John, Maria.