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Miss World-U.S.A. 1975

1975 August 17
Springfield, Massachusetts
48 entries

Results
Ohio  Annelise Ilschenko
Indiana  Julie Jo Clifford (U.S.A. '72)
Hawaii  Tracy Lynn Monsarrat
Massachusetts  Mona Jean Tessier
Texas  Susan Schlesinger

In Top 7
Arkansas  Mary Jane Comstock

Among semi-finalists
California  Debra Reichter
Connecticut  Annette L. Tedesco

Remainder
Alabama  Denise Banks
Alaska  Karen Elizabeth Malcolm
Arizona  Crickett Jones
Colorado  Donna Marie Pfannenstiel
Delaware  Natasha A. Prater
District of Columbia  America "Mary" Lou Fackler
Florida  Victoria Jean Bass
Georgia  Terry Eileen Morse
Idaho  Raenae Gay
Illinois  Carrie Anne Kravchuk
Kansas  Elise Mark Pratt
Kentucky  Carol Louise Shanander
Louisiana  Lottie Metzler
Maine  Debra J. Collet
Maryland  Elizabeth Erinn Pittengee
Michigan  Cynthia Mimi Guenther
Minnesota  Sheri Hueffmeier
Mississippi  Paula "Suzanne" Belcher
Missouri  Tamara Sue Hultz
Nebraska  Linda Ann Bott
Nevada  Janice Ann Carrell (U.S.A. '76)
New Hampshire  Robin Marie Davis
New Jersey  Deborah Ann Boone
New Mexico  Kathryn Louise Rehm
New York  Hildegard Holig
North Carolina  Tonda Brown
Oklahoma  Waukita Gaddy
Oregon  Amanda Linn Peters
Pennsylvania  Susan Volpe
Rhode Island  Sue Strauss
South Carolina  Vicki Corley
South Dakota  Barbara Marie Guthmiller
Tennessee  Susan Elizabeth Carlson (1st RU U.S.A. '73 as Miss New York, 3rd RU International '76)
Utah  Karen Tucker
Vermont  Nancy Gayle Wilson
Virginia  Debbie Joan Evans
Washington  Trudy Lorraine Holderby
West Virginia  Rebecca Lynn Tudor
Wisconsin  Debi Ann Burkman
Wyoming  Tauna Presgrove

Seattle Times (75/08/18)

Bob Hope crowned the new Miss World-U.S.A. (Anneliese Ilschenko of Ohio), who is being presented with the sceptre from Alfred Patricelli.

2nd place
Indiana

3rd place
Hawaii

4th place
Massachusetts

5th place
Texas

 

Miss World-U.S.A. 1976

1976 August 28
Boston, Massachusetts
47 entries

Results
Michigan  Kimberly Marre Foley
Pennsylvania  Juanita Yvonne McCarty (SF U.S.A. '77 as Miss New Jersey, 1st RU Mrs America '88)
Virginia  Carolyn Jeanine Curtis
Florida  Nanci E. Hirtreiter
Arizona  Cynthia Mathewson

In Top 7
Missouri  Kathy Denton

Remainder
Alabama  Althea Henderson
Arkansas  Jacque Ann Wright
California  Leila Pauschek
Colorado  Judith Lynn Waltz (U.S.A. '74 as Miss North Dakota)
Connecticut  Debbie Carson
Delaware  Kathy Lynn Shives
District of Columbia  Rhonda L. Koch (U.S.A. '78 as Miss Maryland)
Georgia  Deborah Irene Smith
Hawaii  Debbie Witthans
Idaho  Diana Ruth Daly
Illinois  Laura Jayne Adams
Indiana  Elaine Fairfield
Iowa  Mary Ann Goodrich
Kansas  Jeannie Russell
Kentucky  Sandy Kay Smith
Louisiana  Robbie Downing
Maryland  Amy Whiting
Massachusetts  Margaret Worral Stockton
Minnesota  Cynthia Heather Halcin
Mississippi  Sandra Alice Baker
Montana  Denise Chester
Nebraska  Marilyne Joy Buda
Nevada  Kathy Ann Martz
New Hampshire  Gina Marie Tomaselli
New Jersey  Marcee Cooper
New York  Anneliese Ettrich
North Carolina  Sharon Denise Smith
Ohio  Linda Velentine
Oklahoma  Shawn Robette Cook
Oregon  Andrea Eileen Jumapao
Rhode Island  Amy Jayne Nachbar
South Carolina  Sandra Rene Wilson
South Dakota  Gwen Elizabeth Resick (America '74)
Tennessee  Eloise Joy Hendrix
Texas  Candy Jinnette
Utah  Marilyn Lenore Sorensen
Vermont  Susan McCullough
Washington  Salli Ann Wainwright
West Virginia  Ludi Chatterton
Wisconsin  Gail Lynn Burns
Wyoming  Janet Kim Bates

Disqualified
Maine  Brenda Bacon (over the age limit)

Award
Miss Congeniality: North Carolina

The entries visited the City Hall office of Mayor Kevin White (top right)

Miss Maine (shown with President Carter) was disqualified from the pageant because she exceeded the age limit.

Miss Delaware with Bob Hope

The new Miss World-U.S.A. (Kimberly Foley of Michigan), with master of ceremonies actor Hugh O'Brian and Miss Florida (who placed 4th).  Organizers of the event were disappointed at the number of people who attended, estimated at "several hundred."


2nd place
Pennsylvania

3rd place
Virginia

4th place
Florida

5th place
Arizona

2 photo credits: Kathy Lynn Shives (Miss Delaware-World)

 

Miss World-U.S.A. 1977

1977 September 3
Bridgeport, Connecticut
46 entries

Results
Virginia  Cindy Darlene Miller
District of Columbia  Donna Lynn Dixon (U.S.A. '76 as Miss Virginia)
Florida  Janet Gail Wilson
New York  Kathleen Downey
Georgia  Regina Renee Crawford

Remainder
Alabama  Regina Parks
Alaska  Laura Windsor
Arizona  Linda Mauldin
Arkansas  Sharon Kay Boyd
California  Melissa Prophet
Colorado  Diana V. Wright
Connecticut  Dorothy Mendygral
Delaware  Graceann Di Andrea
Hawaii
Idaho
  Jalynne Almond
Illinois  Susan Barbara Matison
Indiana  Renee Dian Roman
Iowa  Lisa Ann Plumb
Kansas  Diane M. Hagen
Kentucky  Daphne Tuitele
Louisiana  Melanie Jo Bergeron
Maine  Jeanie Green
Maryland  Lydia Vuynovich
Massachusetts  Cheryl Patricia Hyttinen
Michigan  Denise Ostrowski
Mississippi  Vickie Smith
Missouri  Cindy L. Frasher
Nebraska  Diane Renee Evers
Nevada  Kimberly Claudette Baucum
New Hampshire  Cindy Lee Prindiville
New Jersey  Susan Leahy
New Mexico  Kathleen Carrie Callahan
North Carolina  Betty Lou Hutchinson
Ohio  Deborah K. Thorne
Oklahoma  Sandy L. Schwarz
Pennsylvania  Janice Lee O’Brien
Rhode Island  Battistina Del Vecchio
South Carolina  Teresia Ann Woods
Tennessee  Anita Katherine Ray
Texas  Denise Ann Kranich
Utah  Sheryl L. Gunter
Vermont  K. Michele Linderman
Washington
West Virginia
  Retha Hellms
Wisconsin  Margaret Mary Atherton
Wyoming  Mary Elizabeth Oliver

winner
Virginia

2nd place
District of Columbia

3rd place
Florida

4th place
New York

5th place
Georgia