Andrew Wallace “Jack” Jarman served as Mayor of Lawson 1950 – 1951
He was born October 22, 1893 in Lawson, the son of James Palestine Jarman and Sarah Martha (Rhodus) Jarman. On October 22, 1920 he married Mary Ellen Gray in Lathrop.
He and Claude Prichard founded the Jarman Funeral home in Lawson in 1936 and had continued its ownership and management after Prichard’s death in 1956. Jarman also operated Lawson Barber Shop for 52 years.
Jarman was a Army veteran of WWI, serving as a sergeant with the 89th division.
On September 5, 1976 he died in Excelsior Springs and was buried in Lawson Cemetery