AB, Vassar College, 1941. Bachelor of Science, Simmons College, 1943. Master of Science, Columbia University, 1944.
Teacher, The Thomas School, Rowayton, Connecticut, 1941-1942; reporter, The Cumberland (Maryland.) News, 1944-1950; freelance editor, American Red Cross Newsletter, Cumberland, 1978-1980; proofreader, staff writer, Cumberland Times-News, 1979-1992; retired, 1992.
Volunteer public relations, Shawnee Girl Scout Council, Martinsburg, West Virginia, since 1975.
Married Franklin Henkel Young, January 21, 1951 (deceased November 1971). Children: Philip Franklin, Ruth Anne, Susan Louise, Mary Judith.