C. C. Torbert, Jr.

Male, Person

1929 –

48

Who is C. C. Torbert, Jr.?

Clement Clay "Bo" Torbert, Jr. is an American jurist and was the Twenty-fifth Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court from 1977 through 1989.

Torbert attended the United States Naval Academy and Auburn University, receiving a bachelor's degree from Auburn in 1951. He attended law school at the University of Maryland and the University of Alabama. After entering private law practice in Opelika in 1954, he was elected to the Alabama House of Representatives in 1958. In 1966 and 1974, he was elected to the Alabama Senate.

In 1976, Torbert was elected Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court. He took office on January 17, 1977, and was reelected to a second term in 1982. He retired as Chief Justice in 1989.

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Born
Aug 31, 1929
United States of America
Education
  • University of Alabama School of Law
  • Auburn University

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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