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Larry Hogan
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Hogan in 2020
62nd Governor of Maryland
Assumed office
January 21, 2015
Lieutenant Boyd Rutherford
Preceded by Martin O'Malley
Chair of the National Governors Association
In office
July 26, 2019 – August 5, 2020
Deputy Andrew Cuomo
Preceded by Steve Bullock
Succeeded by Andrew Cuomo
Vice Chair of the National Governors Association
In office
July 21, 2018 – July 26, 2019
Preceded by Steve Bullock
Succeeded by Andrew Cuomo
Secretary of Appointments of Maryland
In office
January 15, 2003 – January 17, 2007
Governor Bob Ehrlich
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by Jeanne Hitchcock
Personal details
Lawrence Joseph Hogan Jr.

May 25, 1956 (1956-05-25) (age 65)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Political party Republican
Yumi Kim (m. 2004)
Parents Lawrence Hogan
Nora Maguire
Relatives Patrick N. Hogan (half-brother)
Residence Government House
Education Florida State University (BA)

Lawrence Joseph "Larry" Hogan, Jr. (born May 25, 1956) is an American politician. A Republican, He is the 62nd Governor of Maryland. He was inaugurated on January 21, 2015.

On June 22, 2015, Hogan announced to the press that he has been diagnosed with an advanced and aggressive form of lymph node cancer.

Hogan won his re-election beating Democrat Benjamin Jealous.


Hogan is a very moderate Republican. Related to this, he enjoys a very high approval rating and popularity rating from Marylanders, being one of the most popular US governors at the moment.

For the 2020 presidential election, Hogan wrote-in deceased and former President Ronald Reagan for president over incumbent Republican president Donald Trump.

Personal life

Hogan was the son of former U.S. Representative Lawrence Hogan.

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