Sharon Ritchie

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Sharon Ritchie
Born January 12, 1937
Title Miss America in 1956
Predecessor Lee Meriwether
Successor Marian McKnight
Spouse(s) Don Cherry
Terry Mullin

Sharon Kay Ritchie (born January 12, 1937) was Miss America in 1956.[1]

Ritchie spent her childhood in Grand Island, Nebraska, but hailed from Denver as Miss Colorado. Formerly married to singer/golfer Don Cherry, former football player and sportscaster Kyle Rote, and E. F. Hutton & Co. chairman Robert M. Fomon. She has been married to Terry Mullin since 1992.[2]

She appeared on What's My Line.


Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Lee Meriwether
Miss America
Succeeded by
Marian McKnight
Preceded by
Barbara Busey
Miss Colorado
Succeeded by
Polly Childs