Bio box: Larry Hogan, Maryland governor

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Posted: Jun 23, 2015 8:17 AM
Bio box: Larry Hogan, Maryland governor

NAME — Larry Hogan

AGE-BIRTHPLACE — 59, Washington, D.C.

EDUCATION — Bachelor's degree in government and political science, Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida, 1978.

EXPERIENCE — Republican governor of Maryland, January 2015 to present. Founder of the real estate firm Hogan Companies, 1985. Republican nominee for Maryland's 5th Congressional District, 1992. Maryland secretary of appointments, 2003 to 2007. Founder and chairman of political activist organization Change Maryland.

FAMILY — Married; father of three grown daughters. His father, Lawrence J. Hogan Sr., unsuccessfully sought the Republican nomination for governor of Maryland in 1974 and was a congressman from 1969 to 1975.

QUOTE — "I'll be receiving very aggressive chemo treatments. Most likely, I'm going to lose my hair — I won't have these beautiful, gray locks. I may trim down a little bit. But I won't stop working to change Maryland for the better."