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Miss America 1968

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Miss America 1968

Miss America 1968
Date September 9, 1967
Presenters Bert Parks
Venue Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey
Broadcaster NBC
Winner Debra Dene Barnes

Miss America 1968, the 41st Miss America, pageant, was held at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey on September 9, 1967[1] on NBC Network.


  • Miss America 1968: Debra Dene Barnes (Miss Kansas)
  • First runner-up: Joan Stephanie Myers (Miss Mississippi)
  • Second runner-up: Barbara Burk Baugh (Miss Wisconsin)
  • Third runner-up: Marilyn Gail Cocozza (Miss Rhode Island)
  • Fourth runner-up: Dawn Lauree Cashwell (Miss Florida)
  • 5 semi-finalists: Mary Lynn Haglund (Miss Indiana), Lynda Jean Formanek (Miss Iowa), Genevieve Roberta DelGallo (Miss Louisiana), Ingrid Christine Larson (Miss Maryland) & Charlotte Ann Sims (Miss Minnesota).
  • Preliminary Talent Winners: Dawn Lauree Cashwell (Miss Florida), Mary Lynn Haglund (Miss Indiana) & Marilyn Gail Cocozza (Miss Rhode Island).
  • Preliminary Swimsuit winners: Debra Dene Barnes (Miss Kansas), Sharon Ann Evans (Miss Arkansas) & Kristine Inez Phillips (Miss Idaho).


  1. ^ Associated Press (1967-09-10). "Kansas Beauty is Miss America". Tuscaloosa News. p. 1. 

External links

  • Miss America official website
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