General William H. Beadle (1838-1915), a civil war veteran and public servant whose design of the public educational system for the Dakotas was copied by several western states. Beadle is buried next to his wife, Ellen S. (Chapman) who was originally from Albion.
Source: Frank Passic. A Pictorial History of Albion, Michigan; From the Archives of the Albion Historical Society. Dallas, Texas: Curtis Media Corporation. 1991.