New York's 44th Congressional District
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New York's 44th Congressional District

The 44th congressional district of New York was a congressional district for the United States House of Representatives in New York. It was created in 1945. It was eliminated as a result of the 1950 Census. It was last represented by John C. Butler.

List of members representing the district

Member Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history District components
District created January 3, 1945
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John C. Butler
Republican January 3, 1945 -
January 3, 1949
79th
80th
Redistricted from the 42nd district, and re-elected here in 1944.
Re-elected in 1946.
Lost re-election.
Parts of Erie County
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Chester C. Gorski
Democratic January 3, 1949 -
January 3, 1951
81st Elected in 1948.
Lost re-election.
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John C. Butler
Republican January 3, 1951 -
January 3, 1953
82nd Elected in 1950.
Redistricted to the 42nd district and lost renomination.
District eliminated January 3, 1953

Election results

The following chart shows complete election results.

Year Democratic Republican American Labor
1944 Leon A. Dombrowski: 72,164 Green tickY John C. Butler (Incumbent): 72,402  
1946 James B. Downey: 49,798 Green tickY John C. Butler (Incumbent): 67,495  
1948 Green tickY Chester C. Gorski: 79,795 John C. Butler (Incumbent): 71,275 Robert Williams: 3,062
1950 Chester C. Gorski (Incumbent): 66,541 Green tickY John C. Butler: 69,260 Rufus Frasier: 2,035

References

  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1989). The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company. Cite has empty unknown parameter: |coauthors= (help)
  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1982). The Historical Atlas of United States Congressional Districts. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company. Cite has empty unknown parameter: |coauthors= (help)
  • Congressional Biographical Directory of the United States 1774-present
  • Election Statistics 1920-present Clerk of the House of Representatives


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