In 1958, the Mrs. America sisterhood welcomed a new titleholder when Lynwood Finley from District of Columbia was crowned Mrs. America 1958. She represented Palisades Amusement Park in New Jersey. as Mrs. America 1958! Additionally, she represented the Mrs. America Organization as Mrs. America throughout her reign and received a prize package selected by t Bert Nevins the director of Mrs. America pageant at the time.
In 1958 contestants were graded on cooking, sewing, ironing, party preparation and other homemaking abilities, family psychology, grooming, poise, personality, and general attractiveness.