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Miss America Past Winners

Year Name Hometown Title Age Awards
1921 Margaret Gorman Washington, D.C. Miss Washington, D.C 16  
1922 Mary Campbell Columbus, Ohio Miss Columbus 16  
1923 Mary Campbell Columbus, Ohio Miss Columbus 17  
1924 Ruth Malcomson Philadelphia,Pennsylvania Miss Philadelphia 18  
1925 Fay Lanphier Oakland, California Miss California 19  
1926 Norma Smallwood Tulsa, Oklahoma Miss Tulsa 18  
1927 Lois Delander Joliet, Illinois Miss Illinois 17  
1933 Marian Bergeron West Haven, Connecticut Miss Connecticut 15  
1935 Henrietta Leaver Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania Miss Pittsburgh 17  
1936 Rose Coyle Philadelphia,Pennsylvania Miss Philadelphia 22 Preliminary Talent
1937 Bette Cooper Bertrand Island, New Jersey Miss Bertrand Island 17  
1938 Marilyn Meseke Marion, Ohio Miss Ohio 21  
1939 Patricia Donnelly Detroit,Michigan Miss Michigan 19  
1940 Frances Marie Burke Philadelphia,Pennsylvania Miss Philadelphia 19 Preliminary Swimsuit
1941 Rosemary LaPlanche Los Angeles,California Miss California 18 Preliminary Swimsuit
1942 Jo-Carroll Dennison Tyler County, Texas Miss Texas 18 Preliminary Swimsuit, Preliminary Talent
1943 Jean Bartel Los Angeles,California Miss California 19 Preliminary Swimsuit, Preliminary Talent
1944 Venus Ramey Washington, D.C. Miss Washington, DC 19 Preliminary Swimsuit, Preliminary Talent
1945 Bess Myerson New York City,New York Miss New York City 21 Preliminary Swimsuit
1946 Marilyn Buferd Los Angeles,California Miss California 21 Preliminary Swimsuit, Preliminary Talent (tie)
1947 Barbara Jo Walker Memphis, Tennessee Miss Memphis 21  
1948 BeBe Shopp Hopkins, Minnesota Miss Minnesota 18 Preliminary Swimsuit
1949 Jacque Mercer Litchfield Park, Arizona Miss Arizona 18 Preliminary Swimsuit (tie), Preliminary Talent
1951 Yolande Betbeze Mobile, Alabama Miss Alabama 21 Preliminary Swimsuit
1952 Colleen Kay Hutchins Salt Lake City,Utah Miss Utah 25 Preliminary Talent
1953 Neva Jane Langley Macon, Georgia Miss Georgia 19 Preliminary Swimsuit, Preliminary Talent
1954 Evelyn Margaret Ay Ephrata, Pennsylvania Miss Pennsylvania 20 Preliminary Swimsuit
1955 Lee Meriwether San Francisco,California Miss California 19 Preliminary Swimsuit
1956 Sharon Ritchie Denver,Colorado Miss Colorado 18  
1957 Marian McKnight Manning, South Carolina Miss South Carolina 19  
1958 Marilyn Van Derbur Denver,Colorado Miss Colorado 20  
1959 Mary Ann Mobley Brandon, Mississippi Miss Mississippi 21 Preliminary Talent
1960 Lynda Lee Mead Natchez, Mississippi Miss Mississippi 20  
1961 Nancy Fleming Montague, Michigan Miss Michigan 18 Preliminary Swimsuit, Preliminary Talent (tie)
1962 Maria Fletcher Asheville, North Carolina Miss North Carolina 19 Preliminary Swimsuit
1963 Jacquelyn Mayer Sandusky, Ohio Miss Ohio 20  
1964 Donna Axum El Dorado, Arkansas Miss Arkansas 21 Preliminary Swimsuit
1965 Vonda Kay Van Dyke Phoenix, Arizona Miss Arizona 21  
1966 Deborah Irene Bryant Overland Park, Kansas Miss Kansas 19 Preliminary Swimsuit
1967 Jane Anne Jayroe Laverne, Oklahoma Miss Oklahoma 19 Preliminary Talent
1968 Debra Dene Barnes Moran, Kansas Miss Kansas 20 Preliminary Swimsuit
1969 Judith Anne Ford Belvidere, Illinois Miss Illinois 18 Preliminary Talent
1970 Pamela Anne Eldred West Bloomfield, Michigan Miss Michigan 21 Preliminary Swimsuit
1971 Phyllis Ann George Denton, Texas Miss Texas 21 Preliminary Swimsuit
1972 Laurie Lea Schaefer Bexley, Ohio Miss Ohio 22 Preliminary Swimsuit
1973 Terry Anne Meeuwsen De Pere, Wisconsin Miss Wisconsin 23 Preliminary Swimsuit, Preliminary Talent
1974 Rebecca Ann King Denver,Colorado Miss Colorado 23  
1975 Shirley Cothran Fort Worth, Texas Miss Texas 21 Preliminary Swimsuit
1976 Tawny Elaine Godin Yonkers, New York Miss New York 18  
1977 Dorothy Kathleen Benham Edina, Minnesota Miss Minnesota 20 Preliminary Swimsuit, Preliminary Talent
1978 Susan Perkins Columbus, Ohio Miss Ohio 23 Preliminary Talent
1979 Kylene Barker Galax, Virginia Miss Virginia 22  
1980 Cheryl Prewitt Ackerman, Mississippi Miss Mississippi 22 Preliminary Swimsuit
1981 Susan Powell Elk City, Oklahoma Miss Oklahoma 21 Preliminary Talent (tie)
1982 Elizabeth Ward cabot, Arkansas Miss Arkansas 20 Preliminary Swimsuit
1983 Debra Maffett Anaheim, California Miss California 25 Preliminary Swimsuit, Preliminary Talent
1984 Vanessa L. Williams Watertown, New York Miss New York 20 Preliminary Swimsuit, Preliminary Talent
1984 Suzette Charles Mays Landing, New Jersey Miss New Jersey 21  
1985 Sharlene Wells Salt Lake City,Utah Miss Utah 20 Preliminary Swimsuit
1986 Susan Akin Meridian, Mississippi Miss Mississippi 21 Preliminary Swimsuit
1987 Kellye Cash Memphis, Tennessee Miss Tennessee 21 Preliminary Swimsuit, Preliminary Talent
1988 Kaye Lani Rae Rafko Monroe, Michigan Miss Michigan 24 Preliminary Swimsuit
1989 Gretchen Carlson Anoka, Minnesota Miss Minnesota 22 Preliminary Talent
1990 Debbye Turner Mexico, Missouri Miss Missouri 23 Preliminary Swimsuit
1991 Marjorie Judith Vincent Oak Park, Illinois Miss Illinois 25 Preliminary Talent
1992 Carolyn Suzanne Sapp Kona, Hawaii Miss Hawaii 24 Preliminary Swimsuit
1993 Leanza Cornett Jacksonville, Florida Miss Florida 21  
1994 Kimberly Clarice Aiken Columbia, South Carolina Miss South Carolina 18  
1995 Heather Whitestone Birmingham, Alabama Miss Alabama 21 Preliminary Swimsuit, Preliminary Talent
1996 Shawntel Smith Muldrow, Oklahoma Miss Oklahoma 24  
1997 Tara Dawn Holland Overland Park, Kansas Miss Kansas 23 Preliminary Swimsuit
1998 Katherine Shindle Evanston, Illinois Miss Illinois 21 Preliminary Talent
1999 Nicole Johnson Roanoke, Virginia Miss Virginia 24  
2000 Heather French Maysville, Kentucky Miss Kentucky 24 Preliminary Swimsuit
2001 Angela Perez Baraquio Honolulu, Hawaii Miss Hawaii 24 Preliminary Swimsuit
2002 Katie Harman Gresham, Oregon Miss Oregon 21 Preliminary Talent
2003 Erika Harold Urbana, Illinois Miss Illinois 22  
2004 Ericka Dunlap Orlando, Florida Miss Florida 21  
2005 Deidre Downs Birmingham, Alabama Miss Alabama 24  
2006 Jennifer Berry Tulsa, Oklahoma Miss Oklahoma 22 Preliminary Talent
2007 Lauren Nelson Lawton, Oklahoma Miss Oklahoma 20 Preliminary Swimsuit
2008 Kirsten Haglund Farmington Hills, Michigan Miss Michigan 19 Preliminary Swimsuit
2009 Katie Stam Seymour, Indiana Miss Indiana 22 Preliminary Swimsuit
2010 Caressa Cameron Fredericksburg, Virginia Miss Virginia 22 Preliminary Talent
2011 Teresa Scanlan Gering, Nebraska Miss Nebraska 17 Preliminary Talent
2012 Laura Kaeppeler Kenosha, Wisconsin Miss Wisconsin 23 Preliminary Talent
2013 Mallory Hagan Opelika, Alabama Miss New York 23  
2014 Nina Davuluri Syracuse, New York Miss New York 24  

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