|Born||July 14, 1906|
|Died||December 25, 1979 (age 73) |
|Resting place||Havana, Illinois|
Victor Torsberg (1906-1979) served as President of S.A.M. Assembly No. 3 three times (1939, 1956, 1972), President of the Wizard's Club (1943), President of I.B.M. Ring 43 (1959) and President of Magic Masters (1962).
Torsberg lived in Chicago all his life As a young man, for years he traveled with a small theatrical company that presented plays in small towns.
In 1936, he went to work for Jim Sherman at the National Magic Company.
Torsberg appeared in or produced many theater shows in the Chicago area, working closely with that another theatre enthusiast, George Boston. He also collect cookbooks and playing cards (he was an active member of the Playing Card Collector's Club).
In 1954, he joined a friend who started a medicine business as the over-all business man to manage it, where he remained until his death.