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Aaron L. Day

Title: Author
Industry: Author
Type of Organization: Self-Employed
Major Product/Service: Writing books
Expertise: Mr. Day is currently retired after spending over 40 years in accounting. He has served as an Author for the last 16 plus years, writing books. Mr. Day serves as a genealogist and family historian. He lectures and volunteers at Long Beach Public Library.
Geographic Area of Distribution: International
Affiliations: Former Vice President, Questing Heirs Genealogical Society; African American Heritage Society of Long Beach
University/Degree: A.A., Accounting, Los Angeles Trade Technical College, 1975; B.S., Cum Laude, Business Administration, University of Phoenix, 1995
Born: December 4, 1939, Xenia, Ohio
Hobbies/Sports: Family activities, the beach, the library
Spouse: Dorothy Lindsay
Married: 1960
Children: Carla; 5 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren
Work History: Previously, Mr. Day was employed with Sunset House from 1964 through 1969, where he served as a Flexowriter Operator and eventual instructor. He then served as a Long Beach Parks and Recreation Commissioner.
Honors & Awards: Dealer Award of Excellence, from Alpine Electronics, for performance as an Accounting Supervisor, 1983; "Mary Dell Butler Volunteer of the Year Award, from the City of Long Beach, California, for volunteering at libraries and community, 1999; Received 2 letters of commendation from First Lady, Mrs. Barbara Bush
Published Works: Articles; 7 books including "History Lessons Then and Now"; Writes monthly newspaper articles for Friends of the Long Beach Library and the NAACP, Long Beach Branch; Featured in article, Press Telegram, 1992, 2012
Career Accomplishments: Mr. Day has spent over 16 years writing books and articles, lecturing and teaching genealogy, research and family history to genealogy societies, middle schools, high schools, universities, libraries and senior centers. He is known as "Mr. Library" throughout Southern California for his volunteer work and genealogy. In its 50 plus year history, Mr. Day became the first and only African American male to ever sit on the Board of Directors of the "Friends of the Long Beach Public Library."