Jo-Carroll Dennison

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Jo-Carroll Dennison
Born December 16, 1923
Title Miss America 1942
Predecessor Rosemary LaPlanche
Successor Jean Bartel
Spouse(s) Phil Silvers

Jo-Carroll Dennison (born December 16, 1923) was Miss America 1942.

As she was Miss America during World War II, much of her time as Miss America was spent visiting "defense plants, hospitals and service camps" and selling war bonds. [1] After her time as Miss America, she went to Hollywood and had roles in Winged Victory and The Jolson Story. [1] She later married comedian Phil Silvers.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Miss America History 1942". Retrieved 2012-05-10. 

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Rosemary LaPlanche
Miss America
Succeeded by
Jean Bartel
Preceded by
Gloria Byrnes
Miss Texas
Succeeded by
Joyce Courrege