beauty pageant results

Complete list of Miss Universe 1955 candidates

Virginia Lee Wai-Chun, Maria Martha Hacker Rocha, Miriam Jacqueline Stevenson, Regina Ernst, Ragnhild Olausson
Virginia Lee Wai-Chun, Maria Martha Hacker Rocha, Miriam Jacqueline Stevenson, Regina Ernst, Ragnhild Olausson

Miss Universe 1954 Miriam Stevenson, 22, of the United States will crown her successor at the Long Beach Municipal Auditorium in Long Beach, California, United States on July 22, 1955. It is the fourth edition of the international beauty pageant organized by Catalina Swimwear manufacturer Pacific Knitting Mills, which is based in California.

A total of 33 women are competing for the Miss Universe 1955 title. Here is the list of candidates:

  1. Lorna McLeod (Alaska)
  2. Hilda Isabel Gorrindo Sarli (Argentina)
  3. Nicole De Meyer (Belgium)
  4. Emília Barreto Corrêa Lima (Brazil)
  5. Cathy Diggles (Canada)
  6. Maureen Neliya Hingert (Ceylon)
  7. Rosa Merello Catalan (Chile) 
  8. Clemencia Martínez de Montis (Costa Rica)
  9. Gilda Marín (Cuba)
  10. Leonor Carcache Rodríguez (Ecuador)
  11. Maribel Arrieta Gálvez (El Salvador)
  12. Margaret Rowe (England)
  13. Sirkku Talja (Finland)
  14. Claudie Petit (France)
  15. Margit Nünke (Germany)
  16. Sonia Zoidou (Greece)
  17. Maria del Rosario Molina Chacón (Guatemala)
  18. Pastora Pagán Valenzuela (Honduras)
  19. Ilana Carmel (Israel)
  20. Elena Fancera (Italy)
  21. Keiko Takahashi (Japan)
  22. Kim Mee Chong (Korea)
  23. Hanya Beydoun (Lebanon)
  24. Yolanda Mayen (Mexico)
  25. Rosa Argentina Lacayo (Nicaragua)
  26. Solveig Borstad (Norway)
  27. Yvonne Berenguer de los Reyes (Philippines)
  28. Carmen Laura Betancourt (Puerto Rico)
  29. Hillevi Rombin (Sweden)
  30. Inge Hoffmann (Uruguay)
  31. Carlene King Johnson (USA)
  32. Carmen Susana Duijm Zubillaga (Venezuela)
  33. Noreen Campbell (West Indies)

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