Elford Cederberg (March 6, 1918-April 17, 2006) was a politician from the U.S. state of Michigan.
Cederberg was born in Bay City, Michigan, where he attended the public schools and at Bay City Junior College (1935 - 1937). He entered the United States Army in April 1941, and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in July 1942, became a Captain in 1943, and was assigned to the U.S. 83rd Infantry Division. He participated in the Normandy invasion, and fought in France and Germany during World War II. After the war, he was manager of Nelson Manufacturing Company of Bay City 1946-1952, and was mayor of Bay City from 1949 to 1953.
In 1950, Cederberg ran for election to the United States House of Representatives, but was unsuccessful. In 1952, Cederberg was elected as a Republican from the 10th District to the United States House of Representatives for the Eighty-third and to the twelve succeeding Congresses, serving from January 3, 1953, until his resignation December 31, 1978. He became the ranking minority member of the House Appropriations Committee.
He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1978 to the Ninety-sixth Congress, losing to Democrat Donald J. Albosta.
He died in The Villages, Florida, aged 88. He is survived by one son, Tom Cederberg, and one daughter, Marilyn Warner.
This article incorporates facts obtained from the public domain Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.