TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – Gov. Rick Scott has named a black hospital founder, a pioneer who was taught to hunt and fish by Seminole Indians and a national safety leader, to the Florida Women's Hall of Fame.
Scott announced this year's inductees on Monday.
Clara C. Frye transformed her Tampa home into a temporary hospital in 1908 and then established the Clara Frye Negro Hospital there in 1923.
Lillie Pierce Voss in 1876 was the first non-native child born between Jupiter and Miami.
She survived the wilds of Palm Beach County and joined with her brother to compile a manuscript titled Pioneer Life in Southeast Florida.
Ninety-two-year-old Aleene Kidd Mackenzie of Ocala founded the Florida Commission on the Status of Women and was the first president of the National Association of Highway Safety Leaders.