Bachelor, University North Carolina, 1957. Postgraduate, Northwestern University, since 1980.
Writer Central Intelligence Agency, Washington, 1957—1961. Free lance writer, 1961—1973. Editor United States Army Recruiting Command, Fort Sheridan, Illinois, 1973—1979.
Writer, manager magazine and book programs book program Headquarters, since 1984. Newspaper editor, 1979—1984.
Member of Highland Park History Society, Chicago Council Foreign Relations, National Association Female Executives.
Married Michael John Flanigan, May 24, 1958 (divorced 1982). Children: Patrick, Erin.