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 Evelyn Margaret Ay

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Evelyn Margaret Ay

  • Birth 8 Mar 1933 Ephrata, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 18 Oct 2008 Ephrata, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Unknown
  • Memorial ID 30803792

US Beauty Pageant Queen. In 1954, she was crowned Miss America and remains the only Miss Pennsylvania to win the national pageant. Prior to her national title, she was Miss Ephrata Fair, Tobacco Queen of Lancaster County, Miss National AMVET and Miss Pennsylvania, in 1953. She remained active with the pageant for decades judging local and national pageants, also making public appearances as a motivational speaker to women's business groups. She died of cancer.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 23 Oct 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 30803792
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Evelyn Margaret Ay (8 Mar 1933–18 Oct 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 30803792, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Unknown.