Librarian Files

Homecoming Cow—University of Arizona

The University of Arizona elected a cow as homecoming queen in 1960. The cow, Daisy, was elected by write-in votes. The administration disqualified the cow and gave the crown to a human runner-up.
Sources:
“Daisy good clean fun” Arizona Daily Star. November 9, 1960. Page D8.
“Daisy ruled ineligible, M.L. Campo to reign,” Arizona Daily Star. November 8, 1960. Page B1.
“Police gather rally of backers of cow Daisy for Homecoming Queen,” Arizona Daily Star. November 5, 1960. Page B1.
 

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Last Update: 6-29-2014 2:00pm

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