Robert Nyman

Robert J. Nyman (August 20, 1960 – June 25, 2010) was an American Democratic politician and member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1999 until his death.[1]

Nyman was found dead in his pool.[2] The Plymouth district attorney's office ruled the death an accidental drowning.[3] Nyman represented the Fifth Plymouth District, which consists of Norwell, Rockland, and his hometown of Hanover. He left a wife and two children.

In an election to succeed Nyman, his wife Rhonda did not have a primary opponent and defeated her Republican opponent in the general election.


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  2. ^ "Massachusetts state legislator found dead in pool". CNN. June 26, 2010.
  3. ^ Legere, Christine (July 2, 2010). "Nyman's friends, family say goodbye". The Boston Globe. Retrieved 2010-07-06. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)