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Miss Kentucky, 1961

Posted on June 30, 2018 | in Uncategorized | by

Miss Lee Willis Grigsby, Miss Louisville, seated, was crowned Miss Kentucky of 1961 by the retiring Miss Kentucky, Miss Alice Chumbley on June 3, 1961 at Transylvania College’s McAlister Auditorium. The naming of the 18-year-old, soon-to-be University of Louisville freshman, climaxed a three-day pageant sponsored by the Lexington Junior Chamber of Commerce. Pamela Farris Brown, Miss Lexington was the runner-up. In third place was Linda Elizabeth Woodall, Miss University of Kentucky. Sylvia Sue Osborne, Miss Transylvania, took fourth place. This year’s Miss Kentucky Pageant concludes with the crowning of the 2018 Miss Kentucky tonight at the Singletary Center for the Arts. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

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