Robert L. Hedlund

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Robert L. Hedlund
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3rd Mayor of Weymouth
Assumed office
January 4, 2016
Preceded by Susan M. Kay
Member of the Massachusetts Senate
from the Plymouth and Norfolk County district
In office
1995–2016
Preceded by Brian McDonald
Succeeded by Patrick O'Connor
In office
1991–1993
Preceded by William B. Golden
Succeeded by Brian McDonald
Assistant Minority Leader of the Massachusetts Senate
In office
2011–2016
Personal details
Born (1961-07-12) July 12, 1961 (age 55)
Quincy, Massachusetts
Political party Republican
Alma mater Wentworth Institute of Technology
University of Massachusetts Boston
Quincy College
Profession Businessman

Robert L. Hedlund (born July 12, 1961 in Quincy, Massachusetts) is the Mayor of Weymouth, Massachusetts. He was formerly a member of the Massachusetts Senate who represented the Plymouth and Norfolk District. He is a member of the United States Republican Party.

He attended Wentworth Institute, Quincy College, and University of Massachusetts Boston. Prior to being elected to the Senate in 1994, he was a radio talk show host and small business owner. Hedlund's former Senate district included Cohasset, Duxbury, Hingham, Hull, Marshfield, Norwell, Scituate, and Weymouth.

On November 3, 2015, Hedlund was elected mayor of Weymouth succeeding longtime incumbent mayor Susan M. Kay. Hedlund assumed office on January 4, 2016.

He formerly hosted "Monday Night Talk" on WATD-FM 95.9 in Marshfield, Massachusetts, and served as a substitute host on various talk radio shows on WRKO AM 680 Boston

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