Ella Van Hueson, circa June 2, 1928. On June 4, 1928, Chicago girl Van Hueson, 22, was chosen as the most beautiful of 32 girls from various parts of the United States entered in the third annual International Pageant of Pulchritude in Galveston, Texas. She was given the title of “Beauty Queen of the United States.” The next day Van Hueson competed against foreign beauties and was the unanimous choice of the seven judges. Van Hueson became Miss Universe

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