Senator Larry Taylor is a lifelong Texan and Baylor University graduate raised in Friendswood. He and his wife Kerri have three adult children and two grandchildren. Senator Taylor owns Truman Taylor Insurance Agency in Friendswood, an independent agency started by his father more than 50 years ago. The agency merged with Galveston Insurance Associates in late 2017.
Before his election to the Senate in 2012, Senator Taylor served five terms in the House of Representatives. Currently, Senator Taylor serves as Chairman of the Senate Committee on Education and as a member of the following committees: Higher Education, Water and Rural Affairs, and the budget writing Finance committee.
Senator Taylor represents Senate District 11, comprised of portions of Brazoria, Galveston, and Harris Counties.
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