1952 Miss America Pageant
Colleen Kay Hutchins, Miss Utah, won the 1952 Miss America pageant, where was crowned by her predecessor, Yolande Betbeze Miss America 1951. She was the first - and only - Miss Utah to win the title until Sharlene Wells came along to snag the 1985 title.
Miss America 1952 Colleen Kay Hutchins, Miss Utah was the pageant's tallest queen for decades.
After her reign ended, Colleen crowned her successor, Neva Langley, Miss America 1953, of Georgia, and returned home.
Sources: *Los Angeles Times, ** There She Is: The Life and Times of Miss America, *** Deseret News, ESPN, Sports Illustrated
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