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Miss Wisconsin USA

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Formation  1952
Headquarters  Milwaukee
Membership  Miss USA
Type  Beauty pageant
Location  Wisconsin
Official language  English
Miss Wisconsin USA

The Miss Wisconsin USA competition is the pageant that selects the representative for the state of Wisconsin in the Miss USA pageant. Since 2008, the state pageant has been directed by Future Productions of Savage, Minnesota.


Wisconsin is one of the least successful states in the Miss USA system with only seven placements in over sixty years. The state's highest placing was Mary Cook earning 2nd runner-up in 1974, and they had no placements from 1979 until 2007, when Caitlin Morrall made the top fifteen. In 2005, Melissa Ann Young won the Miss Congeniality award and Elyzabeth Lee Pham won Miss Photogenic in 1999; and Katherine Patrice Redeker was awarded the Miss Photogenic prize at the 2016 Miss USA pageant in Las Vegas, Nevada.


  • 2nd runner-up: Mary Lynn Cook (1974)
  • 3rd runner-up: Jodi Bonham (1967)
  • Top 10: Bishara Dorre (2014)
  • Top 15: Rita Delores Younger (1954), Jeanne Boulay (1955), Kathryn Joy Wituschek (1979), Caitlin Morrall (2007)
  • Awards

  • Miss Photogenic: Elyzabeth Lee Pham (1999), Kate Redeker (2016)
  • Miss Congeniality: Melissa Ann Young (2005)
  • Best State Costume: Diane Modrow (1973)
  • Winners

    Color key

    1 Age at the time of the Miss USA pageant


    Miss Wisconsin USA Wikipedia

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