Richard Earl McBurney was born in Grainfield, KS on June 19, 1901. McBurney moved to California in 1907. At age 14 he began working in Hemet as a herdboy and horse wrangler. He was active in southern California until his death in Hemet on Aug. 22, 1988. He signed his paintings "Twister Mac."
Member: Desert Art Center.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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