Robert Havern III

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Robert Havern III
Member of the
Massachusetts State Senate
for the Fourth Middlesex District
In office
Preceded by Richard A. Kraus
Succeeded by Joseph James Marzilli, Jr.
Member of the
Massachusetts House of Representatives
In office
Preceded by John F. Cusack
Succeeded by Joseph James Marzilli, Jr.
Member of the
Arlington, Massachusetts
Board of Selectmen
In office
Personal details
Born July 17, 1949
Died July 19, 2014
Resting place Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Arlington, Massachusetts[1]
Political party Democrat[1]
Spouse(s) Maureen C. Crane[1]
Children Timothy, Ned
Alma mater Harvard College, 1972; Suffolk University Law School[1]

Robert A. Havern III (July 17, 1949 – July 19, 2014), was a Massachusetts politician who served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives and who represented the Fourth Middlesex District in the Massachusetts State Senate from 1991 to 2007.


Havern [1] attended Harvard where he played on the hockey team from 1970 to 1972.[2]

Havern served as an Arlington Selectman from 1978 to 1986, and as a State Representative from 1987 to 1991. He was elected to the Massachusetts Senate in November 1990. He resigned on August 22, 2007 to join the legal strategies lobbying firm Mintz Levin, as the president of its Massachusetts Government Relations Practice.

The Fourth Middlesex District[edit]

The Fourth Middlesex District includes the towns of Arlington, Billerica, and Burlington. It also contains six of eleven precincts in Lexington, and six of seven wards in the City of Woburn.

Recent Election Results[edit]

State Senate Fourth Middlesex 2004: Senator Havern defeated Douglas M. Lucente (Republican) of Lexington. Havern (D): 50,139; 66% Lucente (R): 25,572; 34%


  1. ^ a b c d e Marquard, Bryan (July 23, 2014), Robert A. Havern III, at 65; longtime State Senator and Representative, Boston, Massachusetts: The Boston Globe Co. 
  2. ^ Connolly, John (February 15, 2005), COLLEGE HOCKEY; THE 53RD BEANPOT; BEANPOT NOTEBOOK; Juggling act; Siwiec steps aside for Curry in BU net…, Boston, MA: The Boston Herald, p. 68. 

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