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Past Royalty

View our past Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Royalty, from 1947 to today.

1947-1953 Kings and Queens were High School Seniors
1947 Robert Sullivan + Jean Keating
1948-49 Ned Pendergast + Donalda Maple
1950 Donald Manley + Kathleen Oberst
1951 Thomas Fina + Natalie Bombard
1952 John Lapan Shirley + Homburger
1953 Al Hodge + Margaret Johnson
1954 (beginning of celebrity royalty)
1954 Johnny Desmond (singer) + Shirley Harmer (singer)
1955 Jeff Clark (singer) + Julliette (Canadian singer)
1956 Jackie Rae (TV star) + Joyce Hahn (singer)
1957 Don McNeil (radio personality) + Denise Darcel (French singer/actress)
1960 John Fisher (Canadian news broadcaster) + Jill Corey (entertainer)
1961 Peter Palmer (singer/actor) + Betty Walker (TV star/actor)
1962 Edmund Lamy (skater/barrel jumper) + Kathy Kersh (Miss Rheingold 1962)
1963 Lawrence E. Doyle (pro-ball player) + Loretta Ann Rissell (Miss Rheingold 1963)
1964 Julius LaRosa (singer/entertainer) + Celeste Yarnell (Miss Rheingold 1964)
1965 Norman Brooks (Canadian singer) + Miss Canada Linda Douma (Miss Canada 1965)
1966 Jean-Paul Vignon (entertainer) + Carol Ann Tidey (Miss Dominion of Canada)
1967 Charles Gogolak (pro football player) + Judy Carne (TV star/entertainer)
1968 Ed Platt (movie star) + Renee Claude
1969 Bobby Sherman (original king, last minute abdication), Milt Kamen (comedian) + Vicki Sunday (singer)
1970 (end of celebrity royalty) Charlie Slavin (Irish singer/comedian + Vicki Sunday (singer)
1971 Charles Pandolph + Norma Allen
1972 Philip Lalande + Mona Fobare
1973 Ernest Seifried + Dorothy Lamy
1974 John Raymond + Margaret Toohey
1975 Jeffrey Whisher + Elizabeth Dora
1976 Eugene Keough + Sue Dyer
1977 Louis Fobare + Phyllis Knobel
1978 Thomas Doty + Margaret Haig
1979 Clyde Cheesman + Patricia Oddy
1980 Francis Stearns + Alice McColgan
1981 Raymond LaRose + Carolyn McCormick
1982 Peter A. Ward + Mildred Whitson
1983 Edward McCarthy + Mary Dicks
1984 Robert MacIntyre + Sheila Morgan
1985 Clarence McCormick Kathleen + Morgan Fobare
1986 Ronald B. Keough + Mildred R. Keough
1987 Reginald Perras + Betty Sayles
1988 Donald Duso + Ann Latour Fina
1989 Charles Keough + Margaret LaPointe
1990 James Lamy + Barbara Merritt
1991 Roger King + Dale McGinnis
1992 A. David Martelle + Cheryl Lyon
1993 James Bishop + Barbara Damp
1994 Charles Martin + Shirley Hosler
1995 Derek Doty + Virginia Harrington
1996 Michael Kilroy + Margaret Logie
1997 Forrest Morgan + Kris Bell
1998 Jacques DeMattos + Linda Piro
1999 Robert Brown + Patricia Brown
2000 John Howard + Beryl Szwed
2001 Sam Grimone + Bonnie Carris
2002 Walter "Bud" Duffy + Barbara Martin
2003 Wayne Newman + Pearl LaVallee
2004 Raymond Dora + Donna Dora
2005 Rip Allen + Ruth Sofield
2006 Allie Pelletieri + Tomi Gallagher
2007 Dick Kibben + Marilyn Bigelow
2008 William "Bub" McGrain + Janet Simkins
2009 Roger Steinbrueck + Vera Finegan
2010 Frank Camelo + Carol Reyell
2011 Ed Scharmer + Cheri Fisher
2012 Tim Fortune + Kelly Morgan
2013 Lee Foster + Cherie Racette
2014 Jeff Branch + Dorothy Metz
2015 Steve Racette + Linda Jackson
2016 Brendan Keough + Kathy Ford
2017 John Wamsganz + Anita Meserole
2018 Clyde Baker + Nancy LaBombard
2019 Philip Griffin + RoseAnn Hickey
2020 Joe Szwed + Nancy Heath
2021 Joe Szwed + Nancy Heath
2022 Dan Reilly + Martha Watts
2023 Marty Rowley + Patty Ploof