Adelle August Profile

Adelle August
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(Adelle Maureen Slaybaugh)
12 February 34 is born in Kennewick, Washington, to Mr. and Mrs. Myrtle Slaybough, nee Meyer
28 January 51 is maid of honor at her mother's wedding to Milo McClendon at the West Seattle Christian Church
30 June 51 she and fellow Seattle model Gloria Wilcox are pictured on the pier in Seattle welcoming 2,106 returning Korean veterans aboard the Navy transporter Marine Phoenix
52 graduates from Highline High School, Burien, Washington
c. June 52 as Adele Slaybaugh, she's crowned "Miss Washington"
June 53 is among the finalists on Jack Rourke's "Beauty Parade." The others are Toni Powers, Evelyn Bernard, and Marcella Roulette. The final winner gets a chance at the "Miss California" title and could represent the state in the "Miss Universe" contest July 9 to 19.
July 53 is among the guests of an afternoon poolside party hosted by Dr. and Mrs. Robert V. Walker at their 4145 Annapolis Road home in Lakewood, California. Plunging into the pool are she; Myrna Hansen, "Miss United States”; and Jo Ann Page, "Miss Michigan."
10 June 54 she and singer Gloria Krieger, both 20, receive court approval of their respective contracts with Columbia Pictures
October 54 is among four young players signed by Columbia. The others are Kerwin Matthews of Janesville, Wisconsin; Kathryn Grant of Houston, Texas; and Vince Edwards of Brooklyn, New York.
54 is a Columbia starlet with fellow newcomers Jana Mason and Lucy Marlow
May 55 the press tells that she lives in "a section of Hollywood where a leash law for cats has been proposed. Adelle has no objection to taking her Sapphire out on a leash, but the cat has its own opinion of the matter. Just now, it doesn't look too pleased about the restriction."
July 55 she and fellow starlet Teri York welcome Steve Allen, his wife Jayne Meadows, and his entire NBC “Tonight” show staff upon their arrival at the Los Angeles airport
August 55 is on the cover of Point
November 55 is chosen among 4,000 beauties entered in a New York contest having “the most beautiful legs in the world.” Her measurements are 36-23-36.
December 55 goes to Zanesville, Ohio, for the Christmas Seals contest world premiere. Together with fellow film stars Fred Clark, Rosanna Rory, and Pedro Gonzales-Gonzales, she also visits the Zanesville Muskingum College.
September 57 columnist Walter Winchell writes that "Adelle August, former Columbia starlet, who makes more as a Tropicana show gal, is the weekend attraction for Harry Crane, the Jerry Lewis writer. But what happened to Lillian Sherlock?..."
April 58 as "Miss Emmy of 1958," she poses with one of the statuettes. She will be handling the envelopes and statuettes in New York; her counterpart, "Miss Cinderemmy" Mary Horwitz, in Hollywood.
June 58 is beaued by David Tebet, Nanette Fabray's ex-husband
21 March 59 secretly marries Leonard G. Rogers, wealthy young tobacco magnate, in Las Vegas
Early April 59 columnist Dorothy Kilgallen reports them honeymooning in a New York hideaway
24 April 05 as Adelle M. Rogers, she dies at age 71 in Palm Springs, California
Hans J. Wollstein, The Long Beach Independent, Nevada State Journal, The Zanesville Signal, The Kansas City Star, Van Nuys News, The Coshocton Tribune, Greeley Daily Tribune, Long Beach Independent, Long Beach Press-Telegram,
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