Miss USA 1956

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Miss USA 1956
Date 18 July 1956
Presenters Bob Russell
Venue Long Beach Municipal Auditorium, Long Beach, California
Entrants 43
Winner Carol Morris
Iowa Iowa
← 1955
1957 →

Miss USA 1956, the fifth edition of Miss USA was held on 18 July 1956, at Long Beach Municipal Auditorium, Long Beach, California. They had 43 young ladies in the competition. Miss Iowa USA, Carol Morris, won the competition and later became Miss Universe. She became the first contestant from Iowa to win the Miss USA competition. She was crowned by Miss USA 1955, Carlene King Johnson of Vermont.

One of the runners-up, Charlene Holt of Maryland, became an actress, appearing on television series and in films including El Dorado with John Wayne.


Final results Contestant
Miss USA 1956
1st runner-up
2nd runner-up
3rd runner-up
4th runner-up
Top 15

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