Source: The News Journal, March 9, 1936
William H. Cordier, former deputy United States marshal, died Thursday evening of a cerebral hemorrhage at his summer cottage on Adams lake near Wolcottville. The body was brought to the Bender funeral home where services were held Sunday afternoon at three o'clock. Burial was in Pleasant Grove cemetery.
Mr. Cordier was born near Liberty Mills February 26, 1868, to John and Rebecca Cordier. He lived in Liberty Mills and North Manchester before moving to South Bend where he made his home for almost 40 years. He was a member of the South Bend police force for 25 years and for seven years was deputy United States marshal. He retired and had been living at his summer cottage. He is survived by his wife, two sons, F.B. Cordier of Rockaway, New Jersey, and Bennett Cordier of South Bend, and a brother, Bert, of Liberty Mills.