Miss America 1960

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Miss America 1960
Date September 12, 1959
Presenters Bert Parks
Venue Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey
Broadcaster CBS
Entrants 54
Placements 10
Winner Lynda Lee Mead
Mississippi Miss Mississippi

Miss America 1960, the 33rd Miss America pageant, was held at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey on September 12, 1959, on CBS.

Results[edit]

  • Miss America 1960 Mississippi Lynda Lee Mead (Miss Mississippi)
  • First runner-up: Wisconsin Mary Alice Fox (Miss Wisconsin)
  • Second runner-up: Washington (state) Sharon Joyce Vaughn (Miss Washington)
  • Third runner-up: California Susan Diane Bronson (Miss California)
  • Fourth runner-up: Arizona Patricia Anne Allebrand (Miss Arizona)
  • Top 10 finalists: Rosemary Catherine Kreenan (Miss Canada), Suzanne Ingeborg Johnson (Miss Illinois), Bonnie Jo Marquis (Miss New York), Lois Janet Piercy (Miss Pennsylvania), Marion Lee Wayland (Tennessee)
  • Preliminary Talent winners: Suzanne I. Johnson (Miss Illinois), Ann P. Marston (Miss Michigan) & Diana Martha Klug (Miss Connecticut)/Virginia N. Pailes (Miss Dist. of Col.)/Lois J. Piercy (Miss Pennsylvania) (3-way-tie).
  • Preliminary Swimsuit winners: Bonnie Jo Marquis (Miss New York), Sharon J. Vaughn (Miss Washington) & Mary A. Fox (Miss Wisconsin).
  • Miss Congeniality: Gordean L. Lee (Miss Hawaii)

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