Miss America 1975

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Miss America 1975
Date September 7, 1974
Presenters Bert Parks
Phyllis George
Venue Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey
Broadcaster NBC
Winner Shirley Cothran
Texas Texas

Miss America 1975, the 48th Miss America, pageant, was held at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey on September 7, 1974 and broadcast on NBC.[1][2]

The winner, Shirley Cothran, was a graduate of Denton High School in Texas, the same school attended by the Miss America of four years before, Phyllis George.

Among the other contestants in the 1975 pageant was Miss Florida, actress Delta Burke.


Final results Contestant
Miss America 1975
1st runner-up
2nd runner-up
3rd runner-up
4th runner-up
Top 10
Preliminary Talent Award
Preliminary Swimsuit Award


  1. ^ Ladd, Deborah (August 29, 1974). "Miss New Hampshire Beauty To Vie For Crown of Miss America". Nashua Telegraph. Nashua, NH. p. 20. Retrieved August 1, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Our Miss Americas: 1975 Shirley Cothran". Miss America. Retrieved August 1, 2014. 

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