Miss America 1936

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Miss America 1936
Date September 12, 1936
Presenters King Neptune
Venue Steel Pier, Atlantic City, New Jersey
Entrants 47
Placements 15
Withdrawals Bloomfield, Bridgeport, Bridgeport, Bridgeton, Brooklyn, Cleveland, Connecticut, Conshohocken
Returns Camden
Winner Rose Veronica Coyle
Philadelphia Philadelphia
← 1935
1937 →

Miss America 1936, the tenth Miss America pageant, was held at the Steel Pier in Atlantic City, New Jersey on Saturday, September 12, 1936.[1] Despite winning three of the pageant's contests ("most beautiful girl in evening gown", "most perfect model", and "Miss Outdoors Girl"), Miss Cook County was awarded 3rd runner-up. Miss Connecticut, the 2nd runner-up, won the "Miss Personality" prize, while Miss Philadelphia, Rose Veronica Coyle, tap danced her way to the "Talent Award" as well as winning the coveted crown.[2] Entrants from Pennsylvania took the top honor as well as capturing three other positions in the Top 15.


Final results Contestant
Miss America 1936
1st runner-up
2nd runner-up
3rd runner-up
4th runner-up
Top 15


Preliminary awards

Awards Contestant


  1. ^ "Philadelphia Girl is "Miss America"". The La Crosse Tribune. Associated Press. September 13, 1936. p. 1.
  2. ^ Associated Press Wire Photo (1936-09-14). "Win Beauty Awards". The Lowell (MA) Sun. p. 1.

Secondary sources

  • Saulino Osborne, Angela (1995). "Miss Americas and their Courts". Miss America The Dream Lives On. Taylor Publishing Company. ISBN 0-87833-110-7.

External links

  • Miss America official website
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