Born in Gatesville, TX on Nov. 30, 1901. Torbett was a resident of Los Angeles in 1928-29. By 1943 he had returned to Texas and remained there until his death in Marlin in September 1982.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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