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Jess D. Tinsley


Jess Tinsley

Date of Birth: October 18, 1907, in Louisiana

Date of Death: March 4, 1955, in Jonesboro, Louisiana (47 years old)



Did you know?

Jess Tinsley and Gaynell Tinsley, 1937 - 1940 Chicago Cardinals, were cousins. 

Both played college ball at LSU and pro-ball with the Chicago Cardinals.



1929 Chicago Cardinals (NFL)

1930 Chicago Cardinals (NFL)

1931 Chicago Cardinals (NFL)

1932 Chicago Cardinals (NFL)

1933 Chicago Cardinals (NFL)


Louisiana State University (LSU)