Robert L. Hedlund

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Robert L. Hedlund
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3rd Mayor of Weymouth
Assumed office
January 4, 2016
Preceded bySusan M. Kay
Member of the Massachusetts Senate
from the Plymouth and Norfolk County district
In office
1995–2016
Preceded byBrian McDonald
Succeeded byPatrick O'Connor
In office
1991–1993
Preceded byWilliam B. Golden
Succeeded byBrian McDonald
Assistant Minority Leader of the Massachusetts Senate
In office
2011–2016
Personal details
Born (1961-07-12) July 12, 1961 (age 57)
Quincy, Massachusetts
Political partyRepublican
Alma materWentworth Institute of Technology
University of Massachusetts Boston
Quincy College
OccupationSmall businessman. Restaurant Owner

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. Hedlund owned and operated Hedlund Motors located in Quincy, Massachusetts a truck and fire apparatus repair business from 1981 -1992. 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 with 70% of the vote 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 in Weymouth, Massachusetts.

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