Aron Wright (September 30, 1810-December 15, 1885) was an American physician and educator. He was the president of Miami Valley College. Wright was born in Monallan, Adams County, Pennsylvania, September 30, 1810. Thence his parents removed, four years later, to Springboro', Warren County, Ohio, where his youth was spent. He began the study of medicine with his sister's husband, John T. Plummer, M. D., of Richmond, Indiana, and later spent two years at Yale Medical School, where he graduated in 1836. After graduation, he practiced for three years in Springboro', but established himself in New York City in 1840, in which year he married Mary, daughter of Amos Willets, of the same city. After a successful practice of seventeen years in New York, he returned to Springboro' with his family and engaged in the care of landed property left to him by his father. He also interested himself in the establishment of a manual labor school (Miami Valley College) in the vicinity, contributing to it largely from his means and serving for a number of years as its president. In 1880 he returned to New York, making a home in Brooklyn, where he lived until his death, December 15, 1885, in his 76th year. He was a prominent member of the Society of Friends. He left a wife, three sons, and one daughter. This article incorporates public domain material from the 1886 Yale Obituary Record.