Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Winner of Miss America 1943 - Miss California Jean Bartel

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Jean Bartel was Miss America 1943

Jean Bartel (October 26, 1923 – March 6, 2011) was Miss California and Miss America 1943, the 17th Miss America pageant, was held at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey on September 11, 1943.

Jean Bartelwon the talent and swimsuit awards at the national pageant. At 5 feet 8 inches tall, Bartel was the tallest pageant winner at the time.

Miss America 1943 Results
Final results Contestant
Miss America 1943 * Miss California - Jean Bartel
1st Runner-up * Miss Florida - Muriel Smith
2nd Runner-up * Miss Boston - Helena Mack
3rd Runner-up * Miss New York City - Milena Mae Miller
4th Runner-up * Miss District of Columbia - Dixie Lou Rafter
Top 10 * Miss Alabama - Dorris Jeanne Love
* Miss Chicago - Marjorie Nelson
* Miss Minnesota - Florence Mary Hunton
* Miss New Jersey - Kathleen Harris
* Miss Western Pennsylvania - Emma Hammermeister
Miss Congeniality * Miss Birmingham - Toula Hagestratou

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  1. My mother is Florence Mary Hutton, she was Miss Minnesota 1943. She has since died and I have lost all my pictures of her. I was wondering if you had some archived?

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