Edward F. Aarons, Jr.
|Edward F. Aarons, Jr.|
|Born||October 24, 1892|
|Died||May 30, 1960|
|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.
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.
In 1960, Dr. Aarons died of a heart attack at Baptist Hospital at the age of 67.
- "Pensacola Loses a Prominent Physician." (Paid obituary). 2 June 1960.