Cederberg, Elford A. (Elford Albin), 1918-2006

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Born March 6, 1918 in Bay City (Mich.), Cederberg served in the U.S. Army, 1941-1945, and was discharged as a Captain. He earned a Bronze Star. He was part of the 83rd Infantry Division which landed at Normandy. He married Arlene Munro in 1942 and they had two children, Thomas and Marilyn. The marriage ended in divorce. In 1958 Cederberg married Marguerite "Peg" Kletchka. He served as Mayor of Bay City, 1949-1953, and as the Representative of Michigan's 10th Congressional District, 1952-1978. Following his defeat in the 1978 election, Cederberg worked as a consultant for several companies in Alexandria (Va.). He and Peg later retired to Fla. Peg and Elford both died in Fla., she on March 1, 2006 and he on April 16, 2006. His funeral was held in Bay City (Mich.).

From the description of Congressman Elford A. Cederberg Papers, 1952, 2006, bulk 1965-1978. (Clarke Historical Library). WorldCat record id: 38171695

Elford Albin Cederberg (1918-2006), Michigan politician and veteran, served the 10th District of Michigan in the 83rd through 94th U.S. Congresses.

From the description of Cederberg, Elford A. (Elford Albin), 1918-2006 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10614991

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referencedIn Maybee, Rolland Harper, 1901-. Papers, 1835, 1970. Clarke Historical Library
creatorOf Cederberg, Elford A., 1918-. Congressman Elford A. Cederberg Papers, 1952, 2006, bulk 1965-1978. Clarke Historical Library
creatorOf Litzner, Fred W. Fred W. Litzner papers, 1900-1966. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Records of the United States Commission on Civil Rights. 1957 - 1996. Congressional Correspondence
referencedIn Republican Party (Mich.) State Central Committee Records, 1958-1979, 1962-1978. Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Owen J. Cleary Papers, 1944-1959 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
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associatedWith Cleary, Owen J., 1900-1960 person
associatedWith Litzner, Fred W. person
associatedWith Maybee, Rolland Harper, 1901- person
associatedWith Republican Party (Mich.). State Central Committee. corporateBody
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Birth 1918-03-16

Death 2006-04-17



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