Bachelor of science in nursing, U. Maryland., 1945.
Nurse University Maryland Hospital, 1945—1946. Special assistant to census chairwomen Kent College, Delaware, 1970, census chairwomen, 1970. Secretary Republican State Central Committee, Maryland, 1974—1978.
Board company commissioners Kent County, 1978—1986, president board company commissioners, 1982—1986. Member District 36 Maryland House of Delegates, since 1995.
Women's vice chairman Maryland. 1st Congressional District Republican Committee, 1970-1974. Legislation chairman Maryland.
Federation Republican Women, 1970-1972. Special assistant to census chairman Kent County, Maryland., 1970, census chairman, 1970, commissioner, 1978-1986. President Republican Women's Club Kent and Queen Anne's County, Maryland., 1973-1977.
Secretary Maryland. Republican Control Committee, 1974-1978. Member citizens advising committee Chesapeake Bay Program, since 1988, chairman, 1989-1991. Member Maryland. Water Quality Advisory Committee, since 1988.
Chartermem., board directors Kent Conservation Inc., since 1989, secretary, 1969-1972, president,1972-1974, 91-93. Vice president National Wildlife Federation, 1972-1978, alternate delegate, 1977.
Married Harry Ernst Walkup, 1945. Children: Mary Anne, Harry Ernst Junior, Margaret Louise, Robert Douglas.