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Max Davidson
Boy critically injured in 1911 after falling from tree while gathering nuts in Catonsville

An article in the Oct. 21, 1911, edition of The Argus reported that a chance passer-by came to the aid of a young boy who had falled out of tree and injured his back. While gathering chestnuts Sunday morning near Catonsville, Max Davidson, 12 years old, Milton street, Baltimore, fell from a tree and broke his spine. He received other internal injuries and is at St. Agnes' Hospital in a serious condition. Young Davidson left his home early in the morning and went out Wilkens avenue to the Rolling road, where he found and climbed a chestnut tree. While gathering the nuts, he lost his balance and fell. Mr. Charles E. Lewis, who passed in his automobile a short time after the accident,...