New York's 34th congressional district

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

The 34th Congressional District of New York was a congressional district for the United States House of Representatives in New York. It was created in 1843 as a result of the 1840 Census, eliminated after the 1850 Census, and then re-created in 1885 due to the 1880 Census. It was eliminated most recently as a result of the 1990 Census. It was last represented by Amo Houghton who was redistricted into the 31st District.

Past Components[edit]

1983-1993:

All of Allegany, Chautauqua, Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben, Yates
Parts of Cattaraugus, Tompkins

1973-1983:

All of Wayne
Parts of Monroe

1971-1973:

All of Cayuga, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Yates
Parts of Livingston, Onondaga, Oswego, Tompkins

1963-1971:

All of Onondaga

1953-1963:

All of Herkimer, Madison, Oneida

1945-1953:

All of Franklin, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, St. Lawrence

1913-1945:

All of Broome, Chenango, Delaware, Otsego

Representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years Note
District created March 4, 1843
Washington-Hunt.jpg Washington Hunt Whig March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1849
Lorenzo Burroughs.png Lorenzo Burrows Whig March 4, 1849 – March 3, 1853
District eliminated March 4, 1853
District reestablished March 4, 1885
Walter Loomis Sessions.jpg Walter L. Sessions Republican March 4, 1885 – March 3, 1887
William Grant Laidlaw (Congressman).jpg William G. Laidlaw Republican March 4, 1887 – March 3, 1891
Warren Brewster Hooker.jpg Warren B. Hooker Republican March 4, 1891 – November 10, 1898 resigned after being appointed justice of New York Supreme Court
vacant November 11, 1898 – November 6, 1899
Ebvreelandcrop.jpg Edward B. Vreeland Republican November 7, 1899 – March 3, 1903 redistricted to 37th district
James Wolcott Wadsworth.jpg James Wolcott Wadsworth Republican March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1907 redistricted from 30th district
Peter Augustus Porter 1853-1925.jpg Peter A. Porter Republican March 4, 1907 – March 3, 1909
James S Simmons.jpg James S. Simmons Republican March 4, 1909 – March 3, 1913
George Winthrop Fairchild.jpg George W. Fairchild Republican March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1919 redistricted from 24th district
William Henry Hill (Congressman).jpg William H. Hill Republican March 4, 1919 – March 3, 1921
John D. Clarke.jpeg John D. Clarke Republican March 4, 1921 – March 3, 1925
Harold S. Tolley.jpg Harold S. Tolley Republican March 4, 1925 – March 3, 1927
John D. Clarke.jpeg John D. Clarke Republican March 4, 1927 – November 5, 1933 died
vacant November 6, 1933 – December 27, 1933
M. Clarke.jpg Marian W. Clarke Republican December 28, 1933 – January 3, 1935
Bert Lord.jpg Bert Lord Republican January 3, 1935 – May 24, 1939 died
vacant May 25, 1939 – November 6, 1939
Edwin A. Hall.jpg Edwin Arthur Hall Republican November 7, 1939 – January 3, 1945 redistricted to 37th district
Clarence E. Kilburn.jpg Clarence E. Kilburn Republican January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1953 redistricted from 31st district, redistricted to 33rd district
William Robert Williams (Congressman).jpg William R. Williams Republican January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1959 redistricted from 35th district
Alexander Pirnie.jpg Alexander Pirnie Republican January 3, 1959 – January 3, 1963 redistricted to 32nd district
R. Walter Riehlman.jpg R. Walter Riehlman Republican January 3, 1963 – January 3, 1965 redistricted from 35th district
James M Hanley.jpg James M. Hanley Democratic January 3, 1965 – January 3, 1971 redistricted to 35th district
John H. Terry.jpg John H. Terry Republican January 3, 1971 – January 3, 1973
Congressman Frank J. Horton (R-NY).gif Frank Horton Republican January 3, 1973 – January 3, 1983 redistricted from 36th district, redistricted to 29th district
Stan Lundine 1981 congressional photo.jpg Stanley N. Lundine Democratic January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1987 redistricted from 39th district
Amo Houghton 108th Congress.jpg Amo Houghton Republican January 3, 1987 – January 3, 1993 redistricted to 31st district
District eliminated March 4, 1993

Election results[edit]

The following chart shows historic election results. Bold type indicates victor. Italic type indicates incumbent.

Year Democratic Republican Other
1990 Joseph P. Leahey: 37,421 Amo Houghton: 89,831 Nevin K. Eklund (Liberal): 1,807
1988 Amo Houghton: 131,078 Ian Kelly Woodward (Liberal): 4,797
1986 Larry M. Himelein: 56,898 Amo Houghton: 85,856
1984 Stanely N. Lundine: 110,902 Jill Houghton Emery: 91,016 Carol L. Fisher (Right to Life): 2,560
1982 Stanely N. Lundine: 99,502 James J. Snyder, Sr.: 63,972 Genevieve F. Ronan (Right to Life): 1,806
1980 James Toole: 37,883 Frank Horton: 133,278 Clyde O. Benoy (Conservative): 5,829
William Bastuk (Right to Life): 3,178
David D. Hoesly (Libertarian): 2,627
1978 Frank Horton: 60,704 Frank Horton: 62,081 Leo J. Kesselring (Conservative): 18,127
1976 William C. Larsen: 58,247 Frank Horton: 126,566 Thomas D. Cook (Conservative): 7,383
1974 Irene Gossin: 45,408 Frank Horton: 105,585 J. Warren McGee (Conservative): 4,309
Virginia Tadio (Liberal): 1,063
1972 Jack Rubens: 46,509 Frank Horton: 142,803 Richard E. Lusink (Conservative): 5,603
Rafael Martinez (Liberal): 3,088
1970 Neal P. McCurn: 60,452 John H. Terry: 88,786
1968 James M. Hanley: 96,520 David V. O'Brien: 82,333 Francis H. Aspinwall (Conservative): 6,988
Aubrey D. Tussing (Liberal): 2,282
1966 James M. Hanley: 90,044 Stewart F. Hancock, Jr.: 62,559 Benjamin K. Souler (Conservative): 5,903
Norman Balabanian (Liberal): 4,900
1964 James M. Hanley: 96,219 R. Walter Riehlman: 91,697
1962 Lee Alexander: 67,149 R. Walter Riehlman: 84,780 John Arneson (Liberal): 2,860
1960 Edwin L. Slusarczyk: 79,153 Alexander Pirnie: 98,063
1958 Edwin L. Slusarczyk: 68,271 Alexander Pirnie: 70,482
1956 Edwin L. Slusarczyk: 70,837 William R. Williams: 95,681
1954 Vernon E. Olin: 53,112 William R. Williams: 77,659 Marcia Daz Butler (American Labor): 174
1952 Charles Ray Wilson: 65,080 William R. Williams: 97,488 Anthony Blasting (Liberal): 2,797
Michael A. Jimenez (American Labor): 315
1950 Mildred McGill: 32,446 Clarence E. Kilburn: 67,739 Carl H. Bogardus (American Labor): 1,290
1948 Francis K. Purcell: 43,777 Clarence E. Kilburn: 70,715 Raymond Bull (American Labor): 2,083
1946 William G. Houk: 22,368 Clarence E. Kilburn: 64,217 Carl H. Bogardus (American Labor): 1,384
1944 John D. Van Kennen: 44,557 Clarence E. Kilburn: 75,532
1942 Arthur J. Ruland: 33,276 Edwin A. Hall: 53,762 Charles F. Doherty (American Labor): 1,444
1940 Donald W. Kramer: 41,027 Edwin A. Hall: 93,990 William Livings (American Labor): 2,563
1938 John V. Johnson: 35,456 Bert Lord: 67,330 Merle A. Wilson (Socialist): 305
1936 John T. Buckley: 47,857 Bert Lord: 75,580 Merle A. Wilson (Socialist): 1,241
1934 Charles C. Flaesch: 32,075 Bert Lord: 50,528 Pierre De Nio (Socialist): 1,159
Mathew J. Maxian (Communist): 248
1932 Charles R. Seymour: 44,174 John D. Clarke: 58,735 Leon Ray Steenburg (Law Preservation): 6,676
Pierre De Nio (Socialist): 718
1930 James F. Byrne: 23,968 John D. Clarke: 51,460
1928 William W. Lampman: 32,925 John D. Clarke: 80,531
1926 Bernard J. McGuire: 20,792 John D. Clarke: 52,363
1924 Charles R. Seymour: 24,800 Harold S. Tolley: 61,547 William M. Boyd (Socialist): 1,979
1922 Clayton L. Wheeler: 23,323 John D. Clarke: 40,902 Arthur Breckenridge (Socialist): 1,018
1920 Charles R. Seymour: 21,496 John D. Clarke: 52,809 Arthur Breckenridge (Socialist): 1,386

References[edit]