Obituary of Bess Myerson

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Bess Myerson

Bess Myerson (born July 16th, 1924 in Bronx, New York) was a TV Personality who was best known for being the first Jewish Miss America. Bess died on December 14th, 2014 and her death was reportedly just because of old age. She was 90 years old.

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Bess Myerson Biography Wiki:

    • Is She Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Myerson, Bess
    • Common Name: Bess Myerson
    • Gender: Female
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: she/her
    • Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
    • Birth Date: July 16, 1924
    • Age: 90 (at death)
    • Occupation: TV Personality

    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Chicken Fried Steak
    • Favorite Color: Sky Blue (See all her faves at Hot-Forum)

    Bess's Family Tree

    • Father: Louis Myerson
    • Mother: Bella Myerson (née Podell)
    • Brother(s):
      • Joseph Myerson
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Allen Wayne (1946-1958, divorced)
      • Arnold Grant (1962- 1967, divorced)
    • Daughter(s):
      • Barra Grant (born Barbara Carol Wayne, December 24, 1948)
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Death Notice:

  • Date: December 14, 2014
  • Place: Santa Monica, California, United States
  • Cause of Death: Natural causes (unspecified)
  • Interment: Buried at Woodlawn Cemetery in Santa Monica, California

Category Tags:

TV PersonalityAmerican Born on July 16th Born in 1924 Born in New YorkDied in 2014Died from Natural causes

Quotable Quotes:

"The Mondoshawans never fully trusted the human race."

"I'll have what she's having, but just give me a minute to run home and shave my legs."

"What the mass media offers is not popular art, but entertainment which is intended to be consumed like food, forgotten, and replaced by a new dish."

"A friend is someone who gives you all their love and no bull crap."

"I am never going to have anything more to do with politics or politicians. When this war is over I shall confine myself entirely to writing and painting."

Is Ms. Bess Myerson still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, she has passed away.

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Bess Myerson on Wikipedia.org
Bess Myerson at IMDB

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Celebrity Obit Rating: 4 Stars
Wiki Page Updated: 2022-09-01 11:18:29
Author: Tucker
Confirmation: Bess Myerson on Wikipedia

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