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1967 Princess Joanne Altorfer

1967 Princess Joanne Altorfer

Joanne Altorfer from Peoria was the 1967 Illinois Cherry Blossom Princess. She was vice president of the student body at Sullins College. Her father was John Henry Altorfer who ran for Lt. Governor on the Republican ticket with Charles Percy in 1964. In a bipartisan move, she was crowned in Washington by Gov. Otto Kerner who had defeated Percy.

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