Bess Myerson (born July 16, 1924) became the first Jewish American and the first Miss New York (1945) to win Miss America pageant in 1945. She appeared on various television shows in the 1950s and 1960s. In the 1970s and 1980s, she was involved in New York City politics.
The accomplice to the crime of corruption is frequently our own indifference
|Date of Birth||July 16, 1924|
|Birthplace||The Bronx, New York|
|Height||5' 10" (178 cm)|
|Occupation||Model, city commissioner, TV show celebrity, city official, philanthropist|