The Most Worshipful Prince Hall GRAND CABINET of NEW JERSEY
R.W. Clyde H. Horton Jr. (33)
Deputy Grand Master
Clyde Haywood Horton, Jr., was born May 7, 1963 to Clyde Sr., and Josephine Horton in East Orange, NJ. Clyde was educated in the Newark Public School system, graduating from University High School in 1981. Clyde graduated from Bloomfield College in 1986 with a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting. Clyde has been married to Sister Nicole E. Mingo-Horton for 14 years. He has two (2) children, Amelya and James. Clyde has worked for the Internal Revenue Service for 30 plus years, currently as a Supervisory Revenue Officer. He has also held various positions with the Perry Funeral Home where he has worked for the past 40 years. Clyde Jr., was exposed to Masonry at a very young age by his father, Clyde Sr., a 34-year member of Trinity Lodge #33. Clyde Jr. was a member of Trinity Chapter Order of Pythagoreans from the ages of 10 to 16. Clyde was taught at an early age about charity, giving back, and being Thankful for Life’s Blessings. Clyde was raised a Master Mason in Trinity Lodge on May 13, 1995 and was elected to serve as Worshipful Master from 2002 to 2003. Clyde is a lifelong member of St. James A.M.E. Church in Newark. Where he also volunteered as an Auditor for the St. James Church Federal Credit Union. Clyde was also a past Cub Scout Leader of Troop 333, based at George Washington Carver Elementary School in Newark. Clyde also served as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (C.A.S.A.) for Union County.
Senior Grand Warden
R.W. Jimmy Barnes (15)
Graduate of Trenton Central High School Class of 1979. Attended Virginia State University Petersburg Va. Graduate of the Mercer County Vocational Technical School, Licensed Practical Nurse Graduated from the University of Phoenix, Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration.
Married to the Lovely Lacretia R. Barnes
A Past Master of King David Lodge No. 15 in Trenton, N.J. Past Senior Grand Stewart, Past Junior Grand Deacon, Past District Grand Lecturer of the 5th Masonic District, Past District Deputy Grand Master of the 5th Masonic District, Past Assistant District Deputy Grand Master at Large for the North, Past Grand Lecturer of the M.W.P.H.G.L., State of New Jersey (2017-2019). Currently President of the Past Masters Council of King David Lodge No. 15 in Trenton, N.J.
A member of Zipporah Chapter No. 11, Order of the Eastern Star, PHA. The Trenton Chapter Holy Royal Arch Masons, and KHUFU Temple No. 120 of the A.E.A.O.N.M.S. Past Illustrious Commander In Chief of Ophir Consistory No. 48, setting in the Valley of Trenton.
Grand Inspector General 33, of the David L. Holliman Class of 2018 Denver Colorado, of the United Supreme Council A.A.S.R. PHA, Northern Jurisdiction.
Retired Deputy Warden for the NJ Department of Corrections (2016) after 30 years of civil service.
A member of Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Trenton N. J.
It is my goal to continue to strengthen and sustain this great organization which is built upon the Land Marks and Traditions of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge Free and Accepted Masons, State of New Jersey.
It is indeed an Honor to serve this Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge F.&A.M. State of New Jersey.
Fraternally and Respectfully,
PM Jimmy Barnes,
King David Lodge No. 15
R.W. Adrian Desroe (29)
Junior Grand Warden
RW Adrian C. Desroe, Junior Grand Warden was raised in Tyre Lodge No. 29 in 2011. RW Desroe has served as Master and is currently serving as the Lodge Secretary. RW Desroe is a two-time Past Patron of Prince Tyre No. 52 Chapter, O.E.S. – P.H.A. RW Desroe was elevated to a Grand Inspector General in the Basil Sands Class of 2019 where he is also life member of the United Supreme Council of A.A.S.R. – P.H.A. RW Desroe has served in the following position in the York Rite:
Three-time Excellent High Priest of Pilgrim Chapter No. 10 H.R.A.M.
Two-time Most Worthy Joshua of Deborah Court No. 9, Heroines of Jericho.
Currently serving as Deputy Master of Haggai Court No 1, Royal and Select Masters.
Three-time past Royal Chief Advisor and current Secretary of Joppa Court No. 4, Ladies of the Circle of Perfection - P.H.A. He is also the outgoing Grand Royal Chief Advisor of Bernal V. Ford Grand Court L.O.C.O.P. – State of NJ – P.H.A.
Currently serving as the Captain General of the St. Paul’s Commandery No. 7, Knights Templar- P.H.A.
Three-time Past Royal Chief Engineer of Rose of Sharon Court No. 4, Order of Cyrenes – P.H.A.
RW Desroe is a Honorary Past Potentate of Golconda Temple No. 25. He is also a Past Basileus of the Upsilon Phi Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity and a life member.
RW Desroe was born to the late Billy and Nancy Desroe in Jersey City, NJ. RW Desroe is a graduate of Essex Catholic High School and has a Bachelor Degree of Electrical Engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. RW Desroe currently lives in Irvington and is currently employed as Lead Outside Plant Engineer in Verizon.
RW Desroe enjoys DJing, reading, music, Broadway plays, anime and electronics in his spare time.