Born in Montana on March 28, 1896. By the early 1920s Jorgens had settled in Los Angeles where she had bit parts in the silent movies. Her work includes portraits and landscapes. By the 1950s she had ceased painting. She died in Newbury Park, CA on Dec. 21, 1990. Her married names included Cutler, Graner, and Patterson. Exh: Women Painters of the West (LA), 1934-35.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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