1924 Miss America Pageant
Pageant Results > Miss America Pageant > 1924
- Miss America 1924: Ruth Malcomson, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- 1st runner-up: Mary Katherine Campbell (Miss America 1923)
- Fay Lanphier, Santa Cruz, California
- Margaret Leigh, Chicago, Illinois
- Beatrice Roberts, Manhattan, New York
- Lillian Knight, Los Angeles, California
1924 Miss America Pageant – Ruth Malcomson Miss Philadelphia wins
Eighteen-year-old Ruth Malcomson, Miss America 1924, represented Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at the fourth Miss America beauty contest in Atlantic City. Mary Katherine Campbell, Miss America 1923, competed for the crown again, but finished as 1st runner-up. Fay Lanphier, Miss Santa Cruz (California), would go on to be named Miss America 1925.
Ruth Malcomson Miss America 1924, Miss Philadelphia, was discovered by a photographer.
At the conclusion of her reign, she returned to Atlantic City to crown her successor, Fay Lanphier, Miss America 1925, Miss California.
Malcomson died in 1988 after a long battle with cancer.
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