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History of the Middle Atlantic Lieutenancy

Middle Atlantic Lieutenancy

Grand Priors

Lieutenancy Prior 2011 – to the present

His Excellency William E. Lori, KC*HS

Archbishop of Baltimore


Grand Prior 2007 – 2011

Then, His Excellency Edwin O’Brien, KC*HS

Archbishop of Baltimore

2011, Appointed Pro-Grand Master of the Order, KC*HS

2012, Cardinal Grand Master of the Order, Knight of the Collar


Grand Prior 2005 – 2007

His Eminence William Cardinal Keeler, KGCHS

Archbishop of Baltimore


Grand Prior 1993 – 2005

His Eminence James Cardinal Hickey, KGCHS

Archbishop of Washington


Lieutenants

2017 – Present

Her Excellency Valencia Yvonne Camp, DGCHS


2013 –  2017

His Excellency Michael J. Ruck, Sr., KSG, KGCHS

Lieutenant of Honor


2011 – 2013

His Excellency Ronald G. Precup, KGCHS


2003 – 2011

His Excellency John C. Piunno, KGCHS

Lieutenant of Honor and

Emeritus Member of the Grand Magisterium


1999 – 2003

His Excellency Edmund Pellegrino, KGCHS

Lieutenant of Honor


1993 – 1999

Bernard J. Ficarra, KGCHS

First Lieutenant of the Middle Atlantic Lieutenacy

Lieutenant of Honor