Davidson, Eric D.

Eric D. Davidson

Eric attended Mar-Ken School from the first grade (1937) through his junior year. He them moved to New York for his senior year in high school.

From the December 3, 1936 Lawlor Journal:
Eric Davidson is mentioned as being a first grade star pupil for November.

From the January 24, 1940 Mar-Ken Journal  “Grades [School]” insert:
Eric Davidson is the Faculty News reporter on this issue of “Grades.”

From the September 27, 1940 Mar-Ken Journal:
•Eric Davidson is the Business Manager for this issue of Mar-Ken Journal – “Grades” [school] insert.
•Class Organization: The Junior High room, this year, has been organized according to the United States government. The election was held by ballot. The results are as follows: Judicial Department: Supreme Court, Associate Justice – Eric Davidson.

From the October 11 and 25, 1940 Mar-Ken Journals:
Eric Davidson is the Business Manager for these issues of the “Grades” supplement of the Mar-Ken Journal.

From the November 8, 1940 Mar-Ken Journal:
Eric Davidson is Business Manager of this issue of Mar-Ken Grades insert in the Journal.

From the 1940 Mar-Ken Primary & Junior High Yearbook:
Eric Davidson served as the fifth and sixth grade room Housekeeper. He co-authored, “Why I Like To Take School Trips” appearing in this Yearbook, telling about his class trips to the Union Station, Diamond Walnut Packing Plant in Pomona, the Armstrong Nursery and the Hammond Lumber Mill and Yard.

From the January 10, 1941 Mar-Ken Journal:
•Eric Davidson is the Faculty News reporter for this issue of the Mar-Ken Journal.
•YOU AND I: Eric Davidson got skates for Xmas.

From the 1941 Mar-Ken Primary & Junior High Yearbook:
Eric Davidson served as Associate Justice in student government. He was the reporter of Faculty News for the Mar-Ken Journal, and served as a photographer for the Annual. He co-authored an article for the Yearbook about a class visit to the new Hollywood Library and the organization of the library.

From the 1942 Mar-Ken Primary & Junior High School Yearbook:
•Eighth Grade Class Ambitions: Eric says he wants to sleep and sleep and sleep and sleep.
•Famous Sayin’: [Eric co-authored this Yearbook entry] Eric … “I don’t like that idea.” (He’s done absolutely nothing to help the story) “I haven’t studied either.”
•Class Predictions: With his easy going disposition, Eric will probably be a professor.

From the September 28, 1942 and the October 13, 1942 Mar-Ken Journals:
Eric Davidson is on the Mar-Ken Journal Staff for these issues of the school newspaper.

From the 1943 Mar-Ken Yearbook, as a Freshman:
Freshman Predictions: ERIC DAVIDSON will probably find himself in a boxing career, and doing well too. But, he’ll still insist on those orange trunks with purple polka dots.

From the Crossword Puzzle: He has dark hair, and his hobby is enjoying life of which he does completely. His favorite sports are baseball and football.

From the 1944 Mar-Ken Yearbook, Transvia, “Sophomore Biographies”:
ERIC DAVIDSON had the fortune to be born in Rochester, New York. He likes to play football and badminton. He has been attending Mar-Ken since the first grade.

From the 1945 Mar-Ken School Yearbook, “Junior Biographies”:
Eric Davidson
Born – Rochester New York April 21, 1930
Greatest talent – eating
Favorite saying – BWANG
Principal occupation – sleeping
Chief characteristic – talking
Favorite food – rabbit
Destiny – Business man

Eric was a member of Los Buenos Vecinos (The Good Neighbors, Spanish Club) in 1945.

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