Born deaf in Washington, DC; attended the Kendall School for the Deaf until graduating at age 15. B.A. (1951) and Ph.D. (1993) from Gallaudet University, M.Ed. (1972) from Western Maryland College. Married Victor H. Galloway (q.v.) in 1951; they divorced in 1970. Teacher at the Maryland School for the Deaf; first woman president of the National Association of the Deaf, 1980-1982. In 1990, became the first deaf woman to be head of a state school for the deaf when she was appointed superintendent of the Marie Katzenbach School for the Deaf in NJ; previous experience included assistant principal at the Maryland School for the Deaf, Columbia campus. Retired from MKSD in 1999.
Great Deaf Americans, The Second Edition, p.262-267; Sands of Time, p.253-260; Deaf Persons in the Arts and Sciences, p.139-140; Deaf Women, p.112-113.
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