Governor Hogan's Father Dies at Age 88

Apr 21, 2017

Then-Congressman Lawrence Hogan Sr. during impeachment process of President Richard Nixon
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Lawrence Hogan Sr., a former Maryland congressman and father of Gov. Larry Hogan, has died at age 88.

His death was confirmed by Governor Hogan's spokesman Doug Mayer.

The Republican served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1969 to 1975. He represented Maryland's 5th congressional district, which included Prince George's and Charles counties near Washington. In 1974, Hogan became the only Republican on the House Judiciary Committee to support all three articles of impeachment against then-President Richard Nixon.

A former FBI agent, Hogan made an unsuccessful run for the Republican nomination for governor in 1974. He was defeated in the GOP primary by Louise Gore.

Hogan served as Prince George's County executive from 1978 to 1982. He is the most recent Republican holder of that office.