Larry Hogan Biography and Wiki
Larry Hogan is an American politician was born on May 25, 1956. He is also the owner of a real estate business and has served as the 62nd Governor of Maryland since 2015. In addition, he is also chair of the National Governors Association from July 2019 and a member of the Republican Party. Similarly, he was the Secretary of Appointments under Governor Bob Ehrlich from the year 2003 to 2007.
Unfortunately, Hogan ran in campaigns for Maryland’s 5th congregational district in 1981 and 1992 but was unsuccessful. He lost to Steny Hoyer. As a result, Larry established an organization in 2011 which criticized his political opponent. The organization was called Change Maryland and surprisingly, it became a platform for his own 2014 governance campaign.
Larry Hogan Age
He was born on May 25, 1956, in Washington, D.C., United States. as Lawrence Joseph Hogan Jr. Larry is 64 years old as of 2020. Hogan celebrates his birthday every 25th of May.
Larry Hogan Height and Weight
Hogan is a man of average stature. He stands at a height of 5 ft 7 meters. His other body measurements like his weight are currently not available.
Larry Hogan Education
He attended Saint Ambrose Catholic High School and DeMatha Catholic High School. Larry relocated to Florida with his mother in 1972 and then graduate d from Father Lopez Catholic High School in 1974. As per his college education, Hogan attended Florida State University from 1974 to 1978. Eventually, he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in government and political science.
Larry Hogan Parents and Siblings
His father was Lawrence Hogan and his mother, Nora Maguire. His half brother is Patrick N. Hogan. Larry’s father was also an American politician who served as the Republican U.S congressman. Lawrence suffered a stroke and died on April 20 the year 2017.
Larry Hogan Family
Hogan born in Washington D.C. to Lawrence J. Hogan sr who was a member of the U.S. Congress and represented Maryland’s 5th district and also served as Prince George’s County Executive from 1978 to 1982. He grew up in Landover Maryland and later after his parents divorced in 1972 he moved to Florida.
He has a brother by the name Patrick N. Hogan, who represented a district in Frederick County, Maryland in the Maryland House of Delegates from 2003 to 2007 and 2011 to 2015.
Larry Hogan Wife
He met Yumi Hogan in 2001, a Korean-American artist and adjunct instructor at Maryland Institute College of Art and later married in 2004. Together they have three adult daughters – Kim Velez, Jaymi Sterling, and Julie Kim.
Larry Hogan Career
Hogan turned towards business after his father completed his term. After learning all about the real estate industry, he later founded his own business called ‘Hogan Companies’ in 1985. His company focused on raising economy, brokerage and investments. His less entrepreneurial skills made him one of the leading real estate companies of Maryland providing numbers of job opportunities.
After successful eighteen years as president of ‘Hogan Companies’, he then joined public service on request of his dear friend and governor, Bob Ehrlich. He was later offered the post of ‘Secretary of Appointments’ in Bob’s administration.
He served in the administration till 2007 and then left back to his business with no intention of returning to public service. However, in 2011 out of disappointment for a good leader in Maryland, he chaired the ‘Change Maryland’ organization. He traveled to various places in Maryland, so as to listen to grievances and putting forth solutions for tax relief and budgeting, and later became the face of this organization.
He won the Republican primary election with a majority of 43 percent, after previously in 2014 announcing to run for the governorship office He defeated Democratic representative On 4th November 2014, Lt. Governor Anthony Brown and became the first republic governor to be elected from Anne Arundel County after a 100 years. He won with 51.2 percent votes in his favor.
Between taking office and February 2017, Hogan’s Facebook page blocked over 450 people. One spokesman said about half had used “hateful or racist” language, while the rest were part of a “coordinated attack”. Affected Marylanders said they had reached out to the governor via Facebook following the 2015 Baltimore protests as well as Donald Trump’s Executive Order 13769 in January 2017, which banned travelers from 7 predominantly Muslim countries.
In March 2017, it was discovered that Hogan staffers altered headlines of Baltimore Sun and DelmarvaNow articles posted in the governor’s Facebook page to falsely imply General Assembly support for the Governor’s so-called “Road Kill Bill”; after the Sun contacted the governor’s office about the doctored headlines, the governor’s office rectified the problem.
Larry Hogan Net Worth
He has an estimated Net Worth of $180. MILLION.
Larry Hogan Approval Rating
Gov. Hogan remains highly popular in Maryland, according to a new poll, despite being a Republican in an overwhelmingly blue state in an election year when Democrats hope to capitalize on opposition to President Trump.
Larry Hogan Cancer
In June 2015, he was diagnosed with stage 3 non-Hodgkins lymphoma where he started his treatment. After completion of the 18 weeks of intensive chemotherapy, he was announced in November 2015 that the cancer was treated. After his last chemo, he was declared cancer-free in October 2016.
Larry Hogan Endorsements
He received the endorsement of state delegate from John Wood, Jr. (D) ahead of the general election.
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan
Hogan is the 62nd and current governor of Maryland since 2015.
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