Bachelor of Science, Columbia University, New York City, 1938. Master of Arts, Columbia University, New York City, 1940.
Kindergarten teacher Nutley (New Jersey) Board Education, 1930—1933, Millburn (New Jersey) Board Education, 1933—1936, Union (New Jersey) Board Education, 1936—1937, Ossining (New York ) Board Education, 1937—1943, 1946—1947, La Jolla (California) Board Education, 1945—1946, 3rd grade teacher, 1947—1949. Kindergarten teacher Hawaii Board Education, Paauilo, 1949—1950, Honolulu, 1950—1951. Literacy tutor Literacy Volunteers American, 1974—1976.
Storyteller Puohala School, Kaneohe, Hawaii, 1998—1999. Second lieutenant United States Marine Corps Women's Reserve, 1943-1945.
Charter member Women in Military Service in American, Washington, 1993. Sustaining member Republican National Committee, 2000—2005. Member of Society Children's Book Writers, Authors Guild.
Married Daniel Thompson, March 17, 1951 (deceased August 1998).