Bachelor of Science, University Pittsburgh, 1954. Postgraduate studies, Lehigh University, 1955.
From monitor to program director weatherization monitor, Butler (Pennsylvania) County, 1974-1977; program analyst, Pennsylvania Department Comty. Affairs, Harrisburg, 1977-1993; elected supervisor, S. Middleton Twp, Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania, since 1994; chairman, S. Middleton Twp, Boiling Springs, 1997.
President, Butler Branch American Association of University Women, 1969-1970, Nixon Area Republican Women, Butler, 1969-1970, Boiling Springs Civic Association, 1990. Member Boiling Spring Lions Club (board directors, president 1998).
Married Robert Gates Taylor, December 27, 1955 (deceased March, 1970). Children: Mary Annette, Robert Arthur, Melissa Beth.