Grand Priors

Since the founding of the Grand Priory of the United States the following Knights Templar have served as Grand Prior.

Grand Prior XXIII:
Chev. Ralph Donald Robinson, GCTJ, GMTJ
Serving from 2023 – present

Grand Prior XXII:
Chev. Jeffrey Peter Agnes, GCTJ, GMTJ
Serving from 2020 – 2023

Grand Prior XXI:
CAPT Chev. Clayton Michael Kemmerer, GCTJ, GMTJ
Serving from 2018 – 2020

Grand Prior XX
Chev. Patrick Michael Carney, GCTJ, GMTJ
Serving from 2016 – 2018

Grand Prior XIX
COL Chev. Buren Riley Shields III, L.L.M., GCTJ, GMTJ
Serving from 2014 – 2016

Grand Prior XVIII
LTC Chev. Thomas Pelham Curtis II, GCTJ, GMTJ
Serving from 2012 – 2014

Grand Prior XVII:
 CAPT Chevalier Keith H. Larson, GCTJ, GCMTJ
Served from 2010 – 2012

Grand Prior XVI
COL Chev. Wayne J. McGrath, GCTJ, GMTJ
Served from 2008 – 2010

Grand Prior XV: (and OSMTH Grand Commander Emeritus) (Deceased)
MG Chev. Robert C.G. Disney, GCTJ, GMTJ
Served from 2006 – 2008

Grand Prior XIV (and currently International Grand Master of OSMTH): 
COL Chev. David N. Appleby, GCTJ, GMTJ
Served from 2004 – 2006 

Grand Prior XIII (International Grand Master Emeritus):
BG Chev. Patrick E. Rea, GCTJ, GCMTJ
Served 2002 – 2004

Grand Prior XII:
RADM Andrew Patrick O’Rourke, GCTJ, GMTJ (Deceased)
Served 2000 – 2002

Grand Prior XI:
BG Chev. Stewart Boone McCarty, GCTJ, GMTJ (Deceased)
Served 1998- 2000

Grand Prior X (OSMTH Grand Master Emeritus):
RADM Chev. James J. Carey, GCTJ, GCMTJ
Served 1996-1998

Grand Prior IX:
COL Chev. Donald Roderick Perkins, GCTJ, GMTJ (Deceased)
Served 1994-1996

Grand Prior VIII:
Chev. Donald Robert Weber, GCTJ, GMTJ (Deceased)
Served 1991-1993

Grand Prior VII:
BG Chev. Robert Francis Dyer, Jr., M.D., GCTJ, GMTJ (Deceased) 
Served 1985-1991

Grand Prior VI:
Chev. Charles Edgar Hires, GCTJ, GMTJ (Deceased)
Served 1981-1984

Grand Prior V:
Chev. F. Daniel LeVert Coleman, GCTJ, GCMTJ (Deceased)
Served 1976-1980

Grand Prior IV:
Chev. Gordon Malvern Fair Stick, GCTJ, GMTJ (Deceased)
Served 1972-1976

Grand Prior III:
Chev. John Whelchel Finger, GCTJ, OMTJ (Deceased)
Served 1968-1972

Grand Prior II:
Chev. William Young Pryor, GCTJ, GMTJ (Deceased)
Served 1965-1968

Grand Prior I:
Chev. Crolian William Edelen (Deceased)
Served 1962-1965