Student, Gulf Pk. College, Gulfport, Mississippi, 1957-1958; student, College Conservatory Music, Cincinnati, 1958-1959.
Director rental services, National Computerized Property Management Inc., Cincinnati, 1970-1975; real estate broker, First Commercial Realty Inc., Florence, Kentucky, since 1978; principal, First Commercial Realty Inc., Florence, since 1978. Consultant market analysis and concept E.W. Richmond Retirement Center and Nursing Home, Owensboro, Kentucky, 1985-1986.
Founder Tri-State rehabilitation and counciling program Kids Helping Kids, 1980, secretary 1980-1988, chairman fund raising since 1987, trustee, 1987. Appointee Governor's Drug Abuse Board Trustees for Commonwealth of Kentucky, Frankfort, 1983. Member International Economic Development, Louisville, 1987, ACT for Covington, Kentucky, 1988, Government Affairs Council, Northern Kentucky, 1988.
Initiated House Bill Northern 26 in General Assembly in Commonwealth of Kentucky, 1982. Member Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, Small Business Council (steering committee 1982), Economic Development Business and Industry (committee member 1988), Greater Cincinnati Chamber of C., Women Entrpreneurs, Inc.
Married Ray Ransleur Collins, April 15, 1960 (deceased May 10, 1965). Children: Cary Calvin, Camala Kathryn. Married Burr James Travis, October 8, 1966 (divorced October 1979).
Children: Tammi Jill and Terry James (twins).