Miss USA 1952
DateJune 27, 1952
VenueLong Beach Municipal Auditorium, Long Beach, California
WinnerJackie Loughery
 New York
CongenialityValerie Jackson
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Miss USA 1952 was the inaugural Miss USA pageant, held on June 27, 1952 at Long Beach Municipal Auditorium, Long Beach, California. Forty-two states competed for the inaugural Miss USA. The winner was Jackie Loughery of New York. Loughery represented United States at Miss Universe 1952 the following day where she placed in the Top 10. She became an actress and appeared in a number of films and television programs.



Final Results Contestant
Miss USA 1952
1st Runner-Up
2nd Runner-Up
3rd Runner-Up
4th Runner-Up
Top 10

Special awards

Award Contestant
Miss Congeniality


Historical significance