Miss USA 1953

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Miss USA 1953
Presenters Bob Russell
Venue Long Beach Municipal Auditorium, Long Beach, California, USA
Entrants 43
Placements 20
Winner Myrna Hansen
Illinois Illinois
Congeniality Jeanne Vaughn Thompson (Louisiana)

The second edition of Miss USA was held in 1953, at Long Beach Municipal Auditorium in Long Beach, California, USA. Myrna Hansen of Illinois, won the competition and was crowned by outgoing titleholder, the very first Miss USA, Jackie Loughery of New York. Hansen was 1st runner-up at Miss Universe 1953.


Final Results Contestant
Miss USA 1953
1st runner-up
2nd runner-up
3rd runner-up
4th runner-up
  •  Utah - Shauna Wood
Top 20

Special awards[edit]

Award Contestant
Miss Congeniality


Panel of judges[edit]


  1. ^ "Chicago Model to Compete for Miss Universe". Warsaw Times-Union. July 16, 1953. 

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