Newspaper article: Catlett Williams Injured

Identifier: 2016.12.12
Object titles: Catlett Williams Injured
Acquisition and Creation Dates:
Acquisition Date 1965 - 2012
Date Cataloged September 15 2016
Object Source Information: RHS Archives,RHS reference
Description: Va Star article on Catlett Williams' injury after being caught under a falling tree. Mr. Williams was 77 years old and suffered two broken legs with one knee crushed and a fractured shoulder. The accident happened on November 17, 1939 while he was supervising someone cutting a tree at his home. Mr. Williams passed away January 1, 1940 at the hospital in Charlottesville, VA.

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