Born in DePere, WI on June 2, 1860. Roorbach was a resident of New York City in 1891, Alameda, California in 1900, and Santa Cruz, California in 1910. By 1920 he had returned to New York City. He died in Cape May, New Jersey on April 29, 1930. Exhibited: National Academy of Design, 1891; Del Monte Art Gallery (Monterey), 1910 (Flaming Tokay).
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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