1926 Miss America Pageant
Pageant Results > Miss America Pageant > 1926
- Miss America 1926: Norma Smallwood, Miss Tulsa, Oklahoma
- 1st runner-up: Marjorie Joosting, Miss Washington
Norma Smallwood Miss America 1926, Miss Tulsa, Oklahoma won the 1926 beauty tournament. She was crowned by outgoing Miss America 1925 Fay Lanphier of California.
Smallwood was succeeded by Miss America 1927 Lois Delander.
Norma was a full-blooded Cherokee Indian, who was embroiled in one scandalous divorce before remarrying a wealthy oilman and enjoying a quiet life. She died in 1966.
Sources: * Gilcrease v. Gilcrease, Aladdin Middle East Ltd., www.findagrave.com
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