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Yolande Betbeze Fox, SHC's "Miss Torch" 1950, dies at 87

Yolande Fox
Yolande Fox

Former Miss Torch and Miss America dies at 87.

“I’m a Southern girl, but I’m a thinking girl.” Yolande Betbeze Fox, SHC's "Miss Torch" 1950, played many roles during her lifetime including Miss America 1951, picketer for civil rights, a coloratura soprano, well-read in philosophy, an off-Broadway producer, and Democratic Party fundraiser.

Read the article celebrating the life of Mrs. Fox on The Washington Post.

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