Hinkle, Thornton Mills was born on August 17, 1840 in Cincinnati. Son of Philip and Frances (Quin) Hinkle.
Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1863, A.M., 1894. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia, 1865.
Father of Frederick Wallis H. War correspondent Cincinnati Gazette, 1864. Admitted to bar, 1865, and began practice at Cincinnati. President and professor medical jurisprudence, Pulte Medical College, 1886-1896.
Vice-president and president trustees Cincinnati Sinking Fund, 1900-1909. President trustees Cincinnati Public Library, 1891. Vice president Lane Theological Seminary, since 1900.
Trustee Cincinnati Law School (University of Cincinnati). President Cincinnati Bar;Association, 1893-1895. Treasurer Cincinnati Law library association, since 1878.