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For the state pageant affiliated with Miss USA, see Miss California USA

Jacquelynne Fontaine, Miss California 2006
Rita Ng, Miss California 2000

The Miss California competition is the pageant that selects the representative for the state of California in the Miss America pageant. Delegates from the states of California, Ohio and Oklahoma have each won the title of Miss America six times, more than any of the other states. Miss California is also an Indian language film, in Kannada (partly in English) directed by Sandeep Malani. The film shot in California, USA starred Janu from San Francisco playing the title role.

The pageant had been held in Fresno, California since 1994.[1]

Winners

Year Name Hometown Local Title Placement at Miss America Special scholarships at Miss America Notes
2009 Kristen Cavinder Orange Miss Yosemite Valley
2008 Jackie Geist Vacaville Miss Hollywood Top 7 at Miss America 2009 1st runner up Miss California Teen USA 2003, 3rd runner up at the 2004 Miss Teenage California Scholarship Pageant, and Miss Teen of the Nation 2004
2007 Melissa Chaty[2] Ukiah Miss North Coast Top 8 Finalist Winner of the 2003 Miss Teenage California Scholarship Pageant, was top 10 semifinalist at Miss Teen of Nation 2003
2006 Jacquelynne Fontaine Moorpark Miss Santa Barbara County Top 10 at Miss America 2007 Preliminary Talent Award
2005 Dustin-Leigh Konzelman Carlsbad Miss San Diego Preliminary Talent Award Contestant on The Amazing Race 10 with partner Kandice Pelletier (Miss New York)
2004 Veena Goel Laguna Hills Miss Southland 4th runner-up to Miss America 2005 Preliminary Talent Award
2003 Nicole Lamarche Berkeley / San Francisco Miss San Francisco 4th runner-up Preliminary Swimsuit Award; Final Night Swimsuit Award
2002 Jennifer Glover Castro Valley Miss Contra Costa County Previously Miss California USA 2001, 1st runner up at Miss Oktoberfest 2000, was Miss USA at Miss International 1999, Top 10 Finalist at the 1997 Miss Teenage California Scholarship Pageant
2001 Stephanie Baldwin Fullerton Miss Northern California Regional Top 20 at Miss America
2000 Rita Ng Tracy Miss Los Altos 2nd runner-up Preliminary Talent Award; Miss America Scholar award
1999 MaryAnne Sapio Rohnert Park Miss Gavilan Hills Non-finalist Talent Award
1998 Danielle Coney Santa Clara Miss Gavilan Hills Non-finalist Talent Award; Waterford Business Scholarship
1997 Rebekah Ann Keller Lakewood Miss Los Angeles County 4th runner-up Preliminary Swimsuit Award Later Miss California USA 2000
1996 Lyndsay Kahler Orange Miss City of Orange
1995 Tiffany Stoker Clovis Miss Clovis 3rd runner-up Preliminary Swimsuit Award Previously America's Junior Miss 1992
1994 Jennifer Hanson La Habra Miss Garden Grove Non-finalist Talent Award Country music singer/songwriter
1993 Lisa Michelle Duncan Tulare Miss Tulare County Preliminary Swimsuit Award
1992 Patricia Northrup Agoura Hills Miss Los Angeles County Pilot for American Airlines, judge for the 2001 Miss America Pageant
1991 Paige Adams Hemet Miss Los Angeles County Former Alaska's Junior Miss 1986, Judge for the 2008 Miss America Pageant
1990 Maria Ostapiej La Mesa Miss San Diego North County Non-finalist Talent Award
1989 Wendy Berry San Pedro Miss Centinela Valley Harvard Professor
1988 Marlise Ricardos San Pedro Miss Lomita 3rd runner-up
1987 Simone Stephens Cerritos Miss El Camino
1986 Lisa Kahre Salinas Miss San Ramon Valley Non-finalist Talent Award
1985 Lisa Davenport Santa Cruz Miss San Mateo County
1984 Donna Cherry Northridge Miss West Los Angeles
1983 Shari Moskau Mission Viejo Miss Saddleback Valley
1982 Debra Maffett Anaheim Miss Anaheim Winner Preliminary Swimsuit Award; Preliminary Talent Award
1981 Cheryl Vancleave Riverside Miss Los Angeles County Married Frank Kalil, mother of Ryan Kalil.
1980 Robin Brooks Elverta Miss Fullerton
1979 Deanna Rae Fogarty Azusa Miss Azusa Toured with Miss America USO Troupe & was a featured performer for several Miss America pageants in the early 80s
1978 Christine Louise Acton Chula Vista Miss San Bernardino Non-Finalist Talent
1977 Connie Lee Haugen Redlands Miss San Bernardino Top 10 Semi-Finalist
1976 Linda Michelle Mouron Orange Miss Orange County 3rd runner-up Toured with Miss America USO Troupe
1975 Janet Jaye Carr San Gabriel Miss Pomona Valley 2nd runner-up Preliminary Swimsuit Award
1974 Lucianne Buchanan Claremont Miss Pomona Valley 1st runner-up Preliminary Swimsuit Award Toured with Miss America USO Troupe; assumed the Miss California title when the original winner resigned due to illness.
1973 Susan Kaye Shipley Hillsborough Miss San Joaquin County 2nd runner-up
1972 Diane Wagner Daly City Miss San Mateo County Toured with Miss America USO Troupe
1971 Carolyn Jean Stoner Belmont Miss San Mateo County Preliminary Swimsuit Award
1970 Karin Kascher Castro Valley Miss Hayward Non-Finalist Talent Award
1969 Susan Ellen Anton Yucaipa Miss Redlands 2nd runner-up (tied w/Miss NJ) Actress, best known for her role as "Susan Williams" in the various Stop Susan Williams!-related television series and television movies. Toured with Miss America USO Troupe
1968 Sharon Terrill Torrance Miss Torrance Non-Finalist Talent Award
1967 Karen Pursell Lindsay Miss Fresno
1966 Charlene Diane Dallas Danville Miss Contra Costa County 1st runner-up Preliminary Swimsuit Award; Preliminary Talent Award Featured Performer on the 1967 Miss America Telecast; Charlene Dallas assumed the Miss California title when the winner resigned during the coronation gala.
1965 Sandra Lynne Becker Covina Miss Los Angeles County Non-finalist Talent Award
1964 Sherri Lee Raap Fremont Miss Oakland Preliminary Swimsuit Award
1963 Wendy Douglas Sacramento Miss Sacramento Top 10 Semi-finalist
1962 Pamela Gamble Carmel Miss Carmel
1961 Susan Henryson Fresno Miss Fresno Top 10 Semi-finalist Preliminary Talent Award voted Miss Congeniality, was a featured performer for the 1962 Miss America Pageant
1960 Suzanne Reamo La Mesa Miss San Diego 1st runner-up
1959 Susan Bronson San Lorenzo Miss South Alameda County 3rd runner-up
1958 Sandra Jennings Riverside Miss Riverside 3rd runner-up Preliminary Swimsuit Award
1957 Lorna Anderson Sacramento Miss Sacramento 3rd runner-up
1956 Joan Beckett Sacramento Miss Sacramento Top 10 Semi-finalist Preliminary Swimsuit Award
1955 Barbara Harris Santa Cruz Miss Santa Cruz
1954 Lee Meriwether San Francisco Miss San Francisco Winner Preliminary Swimsuit Award Actress best known as Catwoman in the 1966 Batman movie
1953 Patricia Johns Fresno Miss Fresno Top 10 Semi-Finalist Preliminary Swimsuit Award
1952 Jeanne Shores Azusa Miss Azusa 2nd runner-up Preliminary Swimsuit Award
1951 Patricia Lehman Sacramento Miss Sacramento
1950 Joanne Durant San Diego Miss San Diego Semi-finalist Preliminary Swimsuit Award
1949 Jone Pedersen Santa Rosa Miss Santa Rosa 4th runner-up Preliminary Swimsuit Award
1948 Reba Watterson Stockton Miss Stockton
1947 Laura Emery Salinas Miss Salinas 4th runner-up
1946 Marilyn Buferd Los Angeles Miss Los Angeles Winner Preliminary Swimsuit Award
1945 Polly Ellis Tarzana Miss Tarzana Semi-finalist Preliminary Talent Award
1944 Shirley Ballard Los Angeles Miss Los Angeles
1943 Jean Bartel Los Angeles Miss Los Angeles Winner Preliminary Swimsuit Award; Preliminary Talent Award
1942 Lucille Lambert Hollywood Miss Hollywood 4th runner-up
1941 Rosemary LaPlanche Los Angeles Miss Los Angeles Winner Preliminary Swimsuit Award
1940 1st runner-up Preliminary Swimsuit
1939 Marguerite Skliris San Francisco Miss San Francisco 3rd runner-up Preliminary Talent Award
1938 Claire James Los Angeles Miss Los Angeles 1st runner-up
1937 Phyllis Randall Hollywood Miss Hollywood 3rd runner-up Preliminary Talent Award
1936 Phyllis Dobson Hollywood Miss Hollywood 1st runner-up Preliminary Talent Award
1935 Virginia Donham San Francisco Miss San Francisco Semi-finalist
1933 Blanche MacDonald Miss Los Angeles 2nd runner-up
1927 Bertha Weizel Miss Santa Cruz Semi-finalist
1926 Aloha Porter Miss Venice
1925 Fay Lanphier Oakland Miss Oakland Winner
1924 2nd runner-up

References

  1. ^ Hoagland, Doug (2007-07-01). "Pageant crowns San Diego woman". Fresno Bee. http://www.fresnobee.com/263/story/74258.html#morephotos. Retrieved 2007-07-01.  
  2. ^ Associated Press (2007-07-01). "Miss North Coast Melissa Chaty wins 2007 Miss California crown". The Lompoc Record. http://www.lompocrecord.com/articles/2007/07/01/ap-state-ca/d8q3kh5g1.txt. Retrieved 2007-07-01.  

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