CEDERBERG, Elford Albin, (1918 - 2006)


Photograph, 1953-1978, Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

CEDERBERG, Elford Albin, a Representative from Michigan; born in Bay City, Bay County, Mich., March 6, 1918; attended the public schools and Bay City Junior College 1935-1937; entered the United States Army in April 1941, commissioned a second lieutenant in July 1942, a captain in 1943, and assigned to the Eighty-third Infantry; participated in the Normandy invasion and fought in France and Germany; manager of Nelson Manufacturing Co., Bay City, Mich., 1946-1952; mayor of Bay City 1949-1953; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-third and to the twelve succeeding Congresses until his resignation on December 31, 1978 (January 3, 1953-December 31, 1978); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Ninety-sixth Congress in 1978; died on April 17, 2006, in The Villages, Fla.


Bibliography

Ralph Nader Congress Project. Citizens Look at Congress: Elford A. Cederberg, Republican Representative from Michigan. Washington, D. C.: Grossman Publishers, 1972.