A. Lafayette Bartlett
Citizen, Lawyer, Statesman,
Born on a Paulding County
farm, Feb. 15, 1851
Died in Dallas Georgia,
May 17, 1926
His life was largely given to the service of his people of his home county as Justice of the Peace, Deputy Sheriff, Representative of his county in the State Legislature for four years. Judge of the Tallapoosa Circuit for eight years. Post Master of Brownsville, GA., also Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the town of Dallas for twelve years.
Judge Bartlett was an active Mason. At the Grand Lodge of Georgia in Oct. 1902 he was selected as one of the trustees to build the Masonic Home at Macon. The Bartlett Lodge of Hiram, GA., was named for him. He was made a Mason in 1874 at Douglasville, GA., and created a Noble of the Mystic Shrine in 1897. Being a member of Yaarab Temple Atlanta, Ga.
He is not dead, he is still living. Someday I will see again, to live with him forever more.