1955 Miss Nevada

Vivienne Mae Potter

Hometown: Reno

Age (at crowning): 21 

School: Unknown

College Major:  Law Student in Washington, D.C.

Scholarship Winnings: Unknown

Platform: Unknown

Talent: Monologue, “An address to the jury.”

Fun Facts:

  • Celebrated her 22nd birthday at Miss America
  • First law student to compete at Miss America

Miss America:

  • No state competition in 1955
  • Invited to represent Nevada by the Miss America Organization at Miss America 1956 when they were impressed by her at the Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C. 
  • Sponsored by the Reno Chamber of Commerce to attend Miss America


  • Married William Morris