In 2015, this Republican Party politician took office as Governor of Maryland. He had previously been a delegate to four Republican National Conventions and had launched two unsuccessful congressional campaigns.
After earning a bachelor's degree in political science from Florida State University, he established a highly successful real estate business.
He created a tax lowering advocacy group called Change Maryland.
His marriage to artist and teacher Yumi Hogan resulted in three children. His father, Larry Hogan, Sr., served in the United States House of Representatives during the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Hogan defeated Democrat and Maryland Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown in the 2014 Maryland gubernatorial election, winning 51 percent of the vote to Brown's 47 percent.