1984 Vanessa Williams (NY) was crowned Miss America. When she resigned later that year, he runner-up, Suzette Charles (NJ), also African-American, assumed the title of Miss America.
1990 Debbye Turner (MO)
1991 Marjorie Vincent (IL)
1994 Kimberly Aiken (SC)
2003 Erika Harold (IL)
2004 Ericka Dunlap (FL)
2010 Caressa Cameron (VA)
There are three Miss America winners from Texas: 1942, 1971, 1975
Miss Kentucky has won Miss America once, in 2000.
Miss Florida has won Miss America 2 times: 1993 and 2004.
There are many previous Miss America winners. The last five winners were Mallory Hagan, Laura Kaeppeler, Teresa Scanlan, Caressa Cameron, and Katie Stam.
Miss Mississippi has won Miss America 4 times: 1959, 1960, 1980, 1986
Miss Oklahoma has won Miss America 6 times: 1926, 1967, 1981, 1996, 2006, 2007
Miss Pennsylvania has won the Miss America title 5 times: 1924, 1935, 1936, 1940, 1954
Since the founding of the Miss Texas Scholarship Foundation, there have been 77 Miss Texas winners (as of November 2014). Of those, 3 have gone on to win Miss America.
2 Miss Universe winners are from Trinidad & Tobago:1977: Janelle Commissiong1998: Wendy Fitzwilliam