Bachelor, Southern Methodist University, 1958. Master of Arts, SMU, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, University Texas, 1972.
Dean of women, assistant professor of history, Southwestern U., Georgetown, Texas, 1960-1967; history educator, Southwestern U., Georgetown, Texas, since 1967. Editorial board American Studies Association Texas, since 1985.
Executive director Handcrafts Unlimited, Georgetown, 1982-1994. Chair Quilt Show, Georgetown, 1986-1988, 91. President of the board directors Georgetown Heritage Society, 1987-1989.
Organizer Community Christmas Dinner, Georgetown, 1987-1993. Member National Trust for Historic Preservation, Western History Association, Am.Studies Association Beta Kappa.
Children: Shannon, Matthew.