Last Updated: 21 May, 2023 | Views: 83
Other Profession(s): Businessperson
Famous For: Former Governor Of Maryland
Higher Education: Florida State University (BA)
Larry Hogan was born on May 25, 1956, and served as Maryland's 62nd governor from 2015 to 2023. He served as Maryland's secretary of appointments from 2003 to 2007. The National Governors Association was chaired by Hogan from 2019 to 2020. Change Maryland, which Hogan used to promote his gubernatorial campaign in 2014, was founded by Hogan in 2011. He was reelected governor in 2018 after being elected in 2014.
Larry Hogan Education: His bachelor's degree in government and political science was earned at Florida State University from 1974 to 1978.
Larry Hogan Career:
1981: Larry Hogan first ran for office as a 24-year-old in 1981 to fill Gladys Noon Spellman's vacancy in Maryland's 5th congressional district. Hogan's father had succeeded Spellman as governor.
1985: The Hogan Companies was founded by Hogan in 1985, and it engages in brokerage, consulting, investment, and development of land, commercial, and residential properties. The following 18 years were spent in the private sector.
1992: Larry Hogan ran against Democratic incumbent Steny Hoyer for Maryland's 5th congressional district in 1992. Hoyer and Hogan spent 6 to 1 compared to each other.
2003 to 2007: His business was on hold during his four-year tenure as Maryland's secretary of appointments under Bob Ehrlich (2003 to 2007). This role enabled him to appoint over 7,000 people to government positions in Maryland.
2011: Larry Hogan founded Change Maryland in 2011 to criticize the administration of Governor Martin O'Malley. His campaign eventually purchased the organization's assets, which promoted Hogan's gubernatorial bid.
2017: Larry Hogan employees altered headlines in The Baltimore Sun and DelmarvaNow articles posted on his Facebook page to falsely imply a General Assembly endorsement of Hogan's "Road Kill Bill."
Larry Hogan Unknown Facts:
His non-Hodgkin's lymphoma was diagnosed in 2015. After undergoing many rounds of chemotherapy and radiation, he was declared cancer-free in 2016.
Yumi Hogan, an artist and art professor, is Hogan's wife. An Asian-American serves as Maryland's first lady for the first time in history. The couple lives with their three daughters in Annapolis, Maryland.
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