Dr. E.K. Jaudon Collection

Dr. Eugene Keene Jaudon (1867-1941) a Dade County physician for 27 years, was founder and superintendent of Miami’s first charity hospital.

Dr. Jaudon received his medical degree from the State Medical College, Charleston S.C. in 1896. He and his wife Lillie Lee moved to Miami in 1903. Dr. Jaudon served on the city’s first board of health and was made county physician in 1904.

During World War I he received a commission in the medical corps and served at Camp Greenleaf, GA and at the United States General Hospital. N.Y. He died on Friday December 19, 1941 at Bay Pines, FL after a long illness.