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Pamela Eldred

Pamela Eldred

Pamela Anne Eldred (born April 21, 1948) is an American beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss Michigan 1969 and later Miss America 1970.[1][2]

Pamela Eldred
Born (1948-04-21) April 21, 1948
TitleMiss Detroit 1969
Miss Michigan 1969
Miss America 1970
PredecessorJudith Ford
SuccessorPhyllis George
Spouse(s)Jules F. Levey
Norman Robbins
(m. 1998)

Early life and education

Eldred is from West Bloomfield and graduated from University of Detroit Mercy.[3][4]


She was crowned Miss America 1970 on September 6, 1969.[5][6] A ballerina, Eldred performed a dance in the Miss America talent competition to music from Romeo and Juliet. One of the five finalists Eldred defeated in the Miss America 1970 pageant was singer and actress Susan Anton.

She participated in the home-coming of Kirsten Haglund along with Nancy Fleming Lange and Kaye Lani Rae Rafko Wilson, both former Miss Michigans who also became Miss America.[7]

Personal life

After her year as Miss America 1970, she married Dr. Jules F. Levey and had a daughter, Hilary Levey (Friedman), a Harvard-educated sociologist.[8] She remarried in 1998 to lawyer Norman Robbins, who is 29 years her senior.[8]


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