Angela Walker, Miss Wilmington 1981
Angela Walker (1960- ) was the first black Miss Wilmington. She was the first runner up in the contest, but became Miss Wilmington when the original winner of the title, Lynn Williford, won the title of Miss North Carolina, and Angela moved up to the first place position. She had also been the first runner up in the Miss Pender County contest, and Miss Congeniality in the Miss Topsail Island pageant. She attended UNCW, with a major in therapeutic recreation.
1981 July 3
Pageants; African American women
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