Miss America Pageant Results 1927

1927 Miss America Pageant - Lois Delander wins

Lois Eleanor Delander, Miss Illinois, won the 1927 Miss America pageant.

Lois Delander Miss America 1927
Lois Delander Miss America 1927, Miss Illinois, was the last winner crowned before the pageant was discontinued until 1933.

Delander was 5'4 1/2 " tall, with light brown hair, blue eyes and "fair" complexion. 

A year later, the stock market crashed, plunging the United States into the Great Depression.

Lois Delander Miss America 1927
Lois Eleanor Delander, Miss Illinois, won the 1927 Miss America title. Her crown hasn't kept her from "gathering around the gas stove", says mom.

  • Miss America 1927: Lois Eleanor Delander, Miss Illinois
  • 1st runner-up: Mozelle Ransome, Dallas, Texas
  • Kathleen Coyle, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Virginia Howard, Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Anne Howe, Hammond, Indiana

Sources: Pittsburgh Press

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