Jacqueline "Jackie" Loughery (born April 18, 1930, New York) is best known as the first Miss New York USA and winner of the first Miss USA beauty pageant, in Long Beach, California. Loughery, a red head, went on to represent the USA at the very first Miss Universe pageant, where she placed ninth. Part of her prize package as Miss USA included a contract with Universal Pictures, which led to a career in movies and television. She adopted the stage name Evelyn Avery, but is more often credited with her own name.
Jackie is 5'4" (1.63 m) in height .
Jackie was married to singer Guy Mitchell in October 1953. That marriage ended and she remarried, to actor Jack Webb, in July 1958. She divorced Webb in March 1964 and married her current husband, making her name Jackie Loughery Switzer (or Schwitzer); they live in Encino, California.