- Category : 1926-births
- Type : GE
- Profile : 6/2 - Role Model / Hermit
- Definition : Split - Small (2,35,46)
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Alignment 2
American politician in Texas who was the fourth woman president elected to the Houston School Board. In 1979, Tinsley became one of the first two women ever elected to the Houston City Council and the first and only one ever elected to an at-large seat. She served in this position until 1990.
She was the 1988 inductee of the Texas Women's Hall of Fame. She died of cancer on 10 February 2009, aged 82.