Hingham's Most Famous Citizens

Who do you think is the most prominent Hingham citizen of all time? Which celebrity have you seen in Hingham?

Celebrities, prominent politicians, writers,  musicians and athletes all have ties to the small suburban town of Hingham. 

One of the greatest United States Presidents, Abraham Lincoln had ancestors who were  believed to have settled in Hingham. Current New York Rangers NHL star Brian Boyle is from Hingham and Marc Brown, author of the children's book series, Arthur lives in Hingham.

With Hollywood celebrity Mark Wahlberg coming to Hingham on Tuesday, it got Patch thinking: who is the most prominent Hingham citizen of all time?

Let us know in the comments.  Also let us know if you have ever seen any around town?

Here is a list of notable Hingham residents that either once lived in Hingham or currently live in Hingham.  This list was compiled by wikipedia.org:

Cam Jackson January 09, 2013 at 02:50 PM
Wow--am I correct that there's only one woman listed?
Margaret Carroll-Bergman January 09, 2013 at 04:03 PM
Hi Cam, I noticed that, too! Anyone you think should be on the list who was overlooked?
Dave January 09, 2013 at 06:05 PM
I met Bowzer from Sha Nah Nah when I was a kid doing carriages at Star Market. Met Bob Ryan over the Summer in a Coffee shop in Hingham Center. I live in Scituate and have met all kinds here!
Tony Catinella January 10, 2013 at 01:51 PM
Two women are actually on the list, and some may say Kelly Amonte Hiller is Hingham's most successful citizen: http://patch.com/A-tDW1
steven richmond January 10, 2013 at 04:29 PM
Boston Globe sportswriter Will McDonough


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