Robert Hargraves

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Robert Hargraves
Massachusetts House of Representatives First Middlesex
Former representative
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Republican
Profession Legislator
Robert Hargraves (b. October 14, 1936) was a Republican member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives. He represented the First Middlesex from 1995-2011.

Hargraves has worked as a Labor Relations Specialist in the Department of Mental Retardation from 1991-1995, and served as Principal at Athol Middle School, R.C. Mahar Regional School, Hollis High School, and North Middlesex High School.

He was a Selectman for the Town of Groton from 1972-1976 and 1982-1994, and a Moderator from 1967-1973.

Hargraves is currently a member of the Nashoba Medical Center Patient Safety Board, and a Deaconess/fund raiser for Nashoba Hospital.[1]

Committee assignments



Hargraves did not run for re-election in 2010.


On November 4, 2008, Hargraves won re-election for the Massachusetts House of Representatives election for the First Middlesex district.[2] In this election he raised $28,866-; of that total $25,122- (99.2%) was from in state contributions and $200- (0.8%) was from out of state contributions.[3]

Massachusetts House of Representatives - First Middlesex district
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Robert Hargraves (R) 11,479
Virginia Wood (D) 8,808
Zachary Saboliauskas (I) 1,226
All Others 14
Blanks 1,266

Campaign donors


Hargraves raised $28,866 in the 2008 election cycle.

His major contributors are listed below.[4]

Donor Amount
Robert S. Hargraves $3,000
Massachusetts Independent PAC for Working Families $1,000
Retired Public Employees $800
Arlene Breau $725
Massachusetts Association of Realtors $600

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Political offices
Preceded by
Massachusetts House of Representatives Middlesex 1
Succeeded by
Sheila Harrington (R)