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Bess Myerson

Former Commissioner of New York City Department of Consumer Affairs
Bess Myerson was an American politician, model and television actress who became famous in 1945 as the first Miss America who was also Jewish. Myerson is the only Jewish woman to win the title to date. Her achievement, in the aftermath of the... Wikipedia
Born: July 16, 1924, Bronx, New York, NY
Died: December 14, 2014, Santa Monica, CA
Height: 5′ 10″
Spouse: Arnold Grant (m. 1962–1967) and Allan Wayne (m. 1946–1958)
Children: Barra Grant

Bess Myerson (July 16, 1924 – December 14, 2014) was an American politician, model and television actress who became famous in 1945 as the first Miss ... Biography · Miss America · Television and politics · The "Bess Mess" Known for: Miss America 1945; Miss New York City 1945; Only Jewish American and first Miss New York selected as Miss America Occupation: Model, city commissioner, TV show celebrity Height: 5 ft 10 in (178 cm) Children: Barra Grant
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Bess Myerson in 1957. ... Just months after the shocking revelations of the Holocaust's devastation of European Jewry, Bess Myerson was crowned the first (and ...
Jan 5, 2015 · Myerson was an aspiring pianist in 1945 when she became the first Jewish Miss America and a symbol of ethnic pride for Jews emerging from the ...
Dec 29, 2015 · She was an iconic figure to her fellow American Jews in the wake of the Holocaust, an early television star, a pioneering consumer advocate ...
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