Barbara Jo Walker
|Barbara Jo Walker|
|Born||March 12, 1926|
|Died||June 7, 2000|
|Other names||Barbara Jo Walker Hummel|
|Alma mater||University of Memphis|
|Title||Miss America 1947|
Barbara Jo Walker Hummel (March 12, 1926 – June 7, 2000) was Miss America in 1947.
She was the last Miss America to be crowned in her bathing suit; all since 1947 have been crowned in their evening gowns. Walker, was Miss Memphis, the last city representative to win the crown. She died in Memphis, Tennessee, on June 7, 2000.
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