Chester C. Gorski

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Chester Charles Gorski
Chester C. Gorski.jpg
1974 oil on masonite portrait by W. Garver. On display in Buffalo, New York City Council Chamber.
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 44th district
In office
January 3, 1949 – January 3, 1951
Preceded by John C. Butler
Succeeded by John C. Butler
Personal details
Born (1906-06-02)June 2, 1906
Buffalo, New York
Died April 25, 1975(1975-04-25) (aged 68)
Buffalo, New York
Political party Democratic

Chester Charles Gorski (June 22, 1906–April 25, 1975)[1] was an American congressman who represented the state of New York. He was born in Buffalo, New York, USA on to a Polish immigrant family. He was a member of the Erie County Board of Supervisors from 1941 to 1945 and of the Buffalo Common Council from 1946 to 1948. He served in the House as a Democrat from January 3, 1949 to January 3, 1951 but failed to be reelected in 1950. After this he worked for the Department of Commerce from 1951 to 1952, served on the Buffalo Common Council again from 1954 to 1956, on the New York State Building Code Commission from 1956 to 1959, and on the Buffalo Common Council for a third time from 1960 to 1974, when he resigned. He died in Buffalo on April 25, 1975.

He is the father of former Erie County Executive Dennis Gorski and New York State Supreme Court Justice Jerome Gorski.


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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
John Cornelius Butler
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 44th congressional district

January 3, 1949 – January 3, 1951
Succeeded by
John Cornelius Butler