Robert L. Hedlund
Robert L. Hedlund
|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
|Preceded by||Brian McDonald|
|Succeeded by||Patrick O'Connor|
|Preceded by||William B. Golden|
|Succeeded by||Brian McDonald|
|Assistant Minority Leader of the Massachusetts Senate|
|Born||July 12, 1961|
|Alma mater||Wentworth Institute of Technology|
University of Massachusetts Boston
|Occupation||Small 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
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.
Hedlund currently owns and operates the Four Square Restaurant & Bar in Braintree, Massachusetts. He lives in Weymouth, Massachusetts.
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