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
Preceded by Brian McDonald
Succeeded by Patrick O'Connor
In office
Preceded by William B. Golden
Succeeded by Brian McDonald
Assistant Minority Leader of the Massachusetts Senate
In office
Personal details
Born (1961-07-12) July 12, 1961 (age 56)
Quincy, Massachusetts
Political party Republican
Alma mater Wentworth Institute of Technology
University of Massachusetts Boston
Quincy College
Profession Politician, 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 representing the Plymouth and Norfolk District. He is a member of the United States Republican Party.

Education & Career[edit]

Hedlund attended Wentworth Institute, Quincy College, and University of Massachusetts Boston.

He was the host of "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.

Hedlund was formerly a member of the Massachusetts Senate who represented the Plymouth and Norfolk District. His 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.

Personal life[edit]

Hedlund currently owns and operates the Four Square Restaurant & Bar in Braintree, Massachusetts.[1] He lives Weymouth, Massachusetts.


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