Lawrence J. Hogan Sr., the father of Maryland's governor who earned a reputation as a tough and independent-minded politician during three terms in the House of Representatives and one term as Prince George's County executive, died Thursday at Anne Arundel Medical Center of complications from a stroke. He was 88.
Gov. Larry Hogan announced the news on his Facebook page Thursday night.
In the hours following, an outpouring of appreciation for Hogan appeared on social media and in statements from current andformer elected officials.
Here's a sampling of some of those comments:
Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller
"It was an honor to...