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Miss America 1927

Miss America 1927
Date September 9, 1927
Presenters King Neptune (Eddie Dowling)
Venue Million Dollar Pier, Atlantic City, New Jersey
Entrants 75
Placements 15
Winner Lois Delander
Miss Illinois
Miss America 1927, the 7th Miss America pageant, was held at the Million Dollar Pier in Atlantic City, New Jersey on September 9, 1927.[1][2] The winner was 16 year-old Lois Delander who competed as Miss Illinois. She won the Miss America title on her parents' twentieth wedding anniversary.[3]

This marked the last pageant to be held in the 1920s, the next Miss America competition would not be held until 1933.


Contestants of the 1927 Miss America Pageant


Final results Contestant
Miss America 1927
1st Runner-up
  • Miss Dallas - Mozelle Ransome
Rolling Chair Parade Winner


  1. ^ "Unbobbed Girl, 16, Wins Miss America". The Miami News. 1927-09-10. p. 1. 
  2. ^ Associated Press (1927-09-10). "Joliet Girl, 16, 'Miss Illinois,' Queen of Beauty". Decatur Review. p. 1. 
  3. ^ "Miss America History 1927". Retrieved 2012-04-13. 

External links

  • Miss America official website
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