Tinkle (surname)

Last updated

Tinkle is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

Donald Ward Tinkle was a prominent herpetologist, ecologist, and evolutionary biologist at the University of Michigan until his illness and death at age 49. He is best known for his intensive demographic studies of lizards, which involved full censuses of local populations repeated over several years to obtain life table parameters such as age at maturity, survivorship, and reproductive effort. He was a pioneer in developing life history theory along with key students including Henry Wilbur, Michael Hirshfield, and Arthur Dunham, and he was an important collaborator with Dr. Richard D. Alexander in the application of individual selection theory and sociobiological ideas to varied organisms including humans.

Julien Lon Tinkle was a historian, author, book critic, and professor who specialized in the history of Texas. Tinkle spent most of his life in Dallas, Texas, where he graduated from and later taught at Southern Methodist University. In 1942 he became a book editor and critic for the Dallas Morning News. His first book, Thirteen Days to Glory: The Siege of the Alamo, was published in 1958. The book was well received and was later adapted into a made-for-television movie. Tinkle won awards for this book, and for a biography that he wrote of historian J. Frank Dobie. He is the namesake of the Texas Institute of Letters' lifetime achievement award.

Tres Tinkle is an American college basketball player for the Oregon State Beavers of the Pac-12 Conference.

See also

Related Research Articles

Tai may refer to:

Marques or Marqués may refer to:

Weisz, in a form of sz, is a Hungarian surname of German origin. Notable people with the surname include:

Devin is an English-language given name, it is a unisex name. It is of many origins. From the surname Devin, which is an anglicization of the Irish patronymic Ó Damháin. The Irish patronymic is in reference to the given name 'damán allaid' meaning "fawn". It is also of Celtic origin with the meaning of poet. And from a nickname based on Old French devin "divine".

Wayne Francis Tinkle II is an American college basketball coach. He is currently the head men's basketball coach at Oregon State University. Before coming to Oregon State he was the head coach at Montana for eight seasons. He played professionally for 12 seasons until 2000, including stints in the Continental Basketball Association (CBA) and International Basketball League (IBL) and in Sweden, Spain, Italy and Greece.

Andrew Hill, Andy Hill or Drew Hill may refer to:

Tom or Tommy Adams may refer to:

Lindsay (name) Name list

Lindsay or Lindsey is an English surname, originally derived from the territory of Lindsey in Lincolnshire, from the Old English toponym Lindesege, i.e. "marshlands of Lincoln".

The surname Young has several origins.

Alex Jones is an American radio host, conspiracy theorist, filmmaker, and author.

Robert Henry Gottlieb was an American basketball coach for the NCAA Division I University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee team from 1975–1980, and was also the head coach of Jacksonville University for two years prior. He was the father of ESPN college basketball analyst Doug Gottlieb and Oregon State assistant coach Gregg Gottlieb

Eric Tinkler is a South African football coach and former player. He is currently the manager of Maritzburg United in the South African Premier Division.

The Oregon State Beavers men's basketball program, established in 1901, is the intercollegiate men's basketball program of Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon. Members of the Pac-12 Conference in NCAA Division I, the team plays home games on campus at Gill Coliseum, and the current head coach is Wayne Tinkle.

Tinkler may refer to:

2013–14 Montana Grizzlies basketball team

The 2013–14 Montana Grizzlies basketball team represented the University of Montana during the 2013–14 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Grizzlies, led by eighth year head coach Wayne Tinkle, played their home games at Dahlberg Arena and were members of the Big Sky Conference. They finished the season 17–13, 12–8 in Big Sky play to finish in a three way tie for second place. They lost in the quarterfinals of the Big Sky Conference Tournament to Portland State.

Big Sky High School is an American public high school in Missoula, Montana, opened in 1980. The school made Missoula the first city in Montana to have four secondary schools. It is a part of the Missoula County Public Schools.

Joslyn Tinkle is a professional basketball player who most recently played for Seattle Storm of the WNBA. She is the daughter of men's head coach Wayne Tinkle of Oregon State University.

Lon is a given name, nickname, stage name and surname. It may refer to:

The 2016–17 Oregon State Beavers men's basketball team represented Oregon State University in the 2016–17 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Beavers were led by third-year head coach Wayne Tinkle, and played their home games at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis, Oregon as members of the Pac-12 Conference. They finished the season 5–27, 1–17 in Pac-12 play to finish in last place. They lost in the first round of the Pac-12 Tournament to California.