Miss America Pageant Results 1964

1964 Miss America Pageant - Donna Axum Miss Arkansas wins

Donna Axum, Miss Arkansas, won the 1964 Miss America Pageant in September 1963 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, where she was crowned by Jacquelyn Mayer, Miss America 1963 of Ohio.

Miss America 1964 Donna Axum
Miss America 1964 Donna Axum, Miss Arkansas

Axum won the coveted preliminary swimsuit competition wearing a white one-piece swimsuit.

At the conclusion of her reign, Axum returned to crown her successor, Vonda Kay Van Dyke, Miss Arizona, as Miss America 1965.

Donna, who holds a master's degree and is a Distinguished Alumnus of the University of Arkansas, is a noted speaker and TV spokesperson.

The mother of a son and daughter, she is married to Bryan Whitworth, a petroleum executive.

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  • Miss America 1964: Donna Axum, Miss Arkansas
  • 1st runner-up: Rosanne Tueller
  • 2nd runner-up: Susan Dee Pickering, Miss Hawaii
  • 3rd runner-up: Martha Ellen Truett, Miss Tennessee
  • 4th runner-up: Susan Jean Bergstrom, Miss Arizona

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