Edward F. Aarons, Jr.

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Edward F. Aarons, Jr.
Born October 24, 1892
Died May 30, 1960
Pensacola, Florida
Occupation Physician
Spouse Corrie Bell Aarons

Edward Flynn Aarons, Jr. was one of the first black physicians to practice in Pensacola, and was the first black physician to serve on the staffs of Sacred Heart, Baptist, and Escambia General Hospitals. He was also the chief of staff at Our Lady of Angels Hospital from its inception to his death.

Aarons graduated from Knoxville College and Meharry Medical College.[1]

Active in the medical community, Dr. Aarons was a member of the National Medical Association, the American Medical Association, the Florida Medical Association, the Gulf Coast Medical Society of Mobile, and the Escambia County Medical Association. Locally, Dr. Aarons was a member of Allen Chapel AME Church as well as the Eureka Masons Lodge No. 6 and Deep Water City Elks Lodge No. 751.[1]

In 1960, Dr. Aarons died of a heart attack at Baptist Hospital at the age of 67.


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Pensacola Loses a Prominent Physician." (Paid obituary). 2 June 1960.