Miss America Pageant Results 1961

1961 Miss America Pageant

Pageant Results > Miss America Pageant > 1961 Nancy Fleming

Nancy Fleming, Miss Michigan, was named Miss America 1961 in September 1960 by her predecessor, Lynda Lee Mead, Miss America 1960.

Miss America 1961 Nancy Ann Fleming
Miss America 1961 Nancy Ann Fleming, Miss Michigan

Nancy went on to earn her college degree and became a successful television personality, hosting "A Whole New You", "A.M. San Francisco", "Heartbeat of the City", and "Sewing Today".

She married television host Jim Lange and has has two children from a previous marriage.

all Miss Americas

  • Miss America 1961: Nancy Ann Fleming, Miss Michigan
  • 1st runner-up: Suzanne Maria Reamo, Miss California
  • 2nd runner-up: Ann Farrington Herring, Miss North Carolina
  • 3rd runner-up: Ruth Rea, Miss District of Columbia
  • 4th runner-up: Tommye Lou Glaze, Miss Indiana


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