Rose Coyle

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Rose Coyle
Rose Coyle.jpg
Born July 30, 1914
Died February 24, 1988
Predecessor Henrietta Leaver
Successor Bette Cooper
Spouse(s) Leonard Schlessinger

Rose Veronica Coyle (July 30, 1914 – February 24, 1988 [1]) was Miss America in 1936.

Coyle, from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was the first to receive an encore in the talent completion. In 1938 she married Leonard Schlessinger, the National General Manager of the Warner Bros. Theatres.[2] Widowed, she married executive Robert Dingler and lived a quiet life enjoying her hobbies of riding, golf and swimming until her death.[3]


Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Henrietta Leaver
Miss America
Succeeded by
Bette Cooper