Bio box: Larry Hogan, Maryland governor

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan speaks during a news conference about his cancer diagnoses in Annapolis, Md., Monday, June 22, 2015. Hogan has "very advanced" and "very aggressive" cancer of the lymph nodes, but he said Monday he will continue to work as the state's chief elected official. (AP Photo/Brian Witte)
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan speaks during a news conference about his cancer diagnoses in Annapolis, Md., Monday, June 22, 2015. Hogan has "very advanced" and "very aggressive" cancer of the lymph nodes, but he said Monday he will continue to work as the state's chief elected official. (AP Photo/Brian Witte)

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.”