May 6, 1888, Melbourne or Sidney, Australia.
March 20, 1972, Santa Cruz, California.
Herbert was the husband of Eva Margaret Jaderquist.
Tovey studied at the Moody Bible Institute, Chicago, Illinois, and the University of Southern California. He taught at the Bible Institute of Los Angeles; Simpson Bible College, Seattle, Washington; and the Western Bible Institute, Denver, Colorado. He also served as pastor of the First Baptist Church in Montebello, California, and founded the Sacred Music Foundation. His works include: