New York's 36th congressional district

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The 36th Congressional District of New York was a congressional district for the United States House of Representatives in New York. It was created in 1903 as a result of the 1900 Census. It was eliminated as a result of the 1980 Census. It was last represented by John J. LaFalce who was redistricted into the 32nd District.

Past Components[edit]

1973-1983:

All of Niagara, Orleans
Parts of Erie, Monroe

1963-1973:

All of Wayne
Parts of Monroe

1953-1963:

All of Cayuga, Chenango, Cortland, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Tompkins, Yates

1945-1953:

All of Onondaga

1913-1945:

All of Cayuga, Ontario, Seneca, Wayne, Yates

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years Electoral history
District created March 4, 1903
De Alva Stanwood Alexander.jpg De Alva S. Alexander Republican March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1911
Redistricted from the 33rd district and re-elected here in 1902
Re-elected in 1904
Re-elected in 1906
Re-elected in 1908
Lost re-election
Charles Bennett Smith 2.jpg Charles B. Smith Democratic March 4, 1911 –
March 3, 1913
First elected in 1910
Redistricted to the 41st district
SEPayne.jpg Sereno E. Payne Republican March 4, 1913 –
December 10, 1914
Redistricted from the 31st district and re-elected here in 1912
Re-elected in 1914, but died before the new Congress began
Vacant December 11, 1914 –
November 1, 1915
Norman J. Gould.jpg Norman J. Gould Republican November 2, 1915 –
March 3, 1923
First elected to finish the vacant term
Re-elected in 1916
Re-elected in 1918
Re-elected in 1920
Retired
John Taber.jpg John Taber Republican March 4, 1923 –
January 3, 1945
First elected in 1922
Re-elected in 1924
Re-elected in 1926
Re-elected in 1928
Re-elected in 1930
Re-elected in 1932
Re-elected in 1934
Re-elected in 1936
Re-elected in 1938
Re-elected in 1940
Re-elected in 1942
Redistricted to the 38th district
Clarence E. Hancock.jpg Clarence E. Hancock Republican January 3, 1945 –
January 3, 1947
Redistricted from the 35th district and re-elected here in 1944
Retired
R. Walter Riehlman.jpg R. Walter Riehlman Republican January 3, 1947 –
January 3, 1953
First elected in 1946
Re-elected in 1948
Re-elected in 1950
Redistricted to the 35th district
John Taber.jpg John Taber Republican January 3, 1953 –
January 3, 1963
Redistricted from the 38th district and re-elected here in 1952
Re-elected in 1954
Re-elected in 1956
Re-elected in 1958
Re-elected in 1960
Retired rather than face a redistricting contest
Congressman Frank J. Horton (R-NY).gif Frank Horton Republican January 3, 1963 –
January 3, 1973
Redistricted to the 34th district and re-elected here in 1962
Re-elected in 1964
Re-elected in 1966
Re-elected in 1968
Re-elected in 1970
Redistricted to the 34th and then the 29th Districts, served until retiring in 1993.
Henry P. Smith III.jpg Henry P. Smith III Republican January 3, 1973 –
January 3, 1975
Redistricted from the 40th district and re-elected here in 1972
Retired
LaFalce.jpg John J. LaFalce Democratic January 3, 1975 –
January 3, 1983
First elected in 1974
Re-elected in 1976
Re-elected in 1978
Re-elected in 1980
Redistricted to the 32nd district
District eliminated January 3, 1983

Election results[edit]

Year Democratic Republican Other
1920 George K. Shuler: 23,534 Norman J. Gould (inc.): 49,160
1922 David J. Sims: 22,980 John Taber: 43,633
1924 Michael J. Maney: 22,890 John Taber (inc.): 57,865
1926 J. Seldon Brandt: 20,886 John Taber (inc.): 48,783
1928 Joseph P. Craugh: 30,503 John Taber (inc.): 68,095
1930 Joseph P. Craugh: 23,763 John Taber (inc.): 43,132 Elmer Pierce (Socialist): 1,272
1932 Lithgow Osborne: 36,648 John Taber (inc.): 58,484 Esther Wright (Socialist): 896
1934 Dennis F. Sullivan: 27,129 John Taber (inc.): 45,431 Alexander Benedict (Socialist): 1,659
Charles Van Gordon (Law Preservation): 287
1936 William A. Aiken: 32,318 John Taber (inc.): 61,271 John E. DuBois (Townsend): 8,003
Walter O'Hagen (Socialist): 1,908
1938 George F. Davis: 20,636 John Taber (inc.): 48,344 Charles P. Russell (American Labor): 19,020
Walter O'Hagen (Socialist): 451
1940 John W. Kennelly: 40,929 John Taber (inc.): 64,507 Walter Walczyck (American Labor): 2,814
1942 Charles Osborne: 28,502 John Taber (inc.): 47,620
1944 George M. Haight: 70,012 Clarence E. Hancock (inc.): 79,535
1946 Lawson Barnes: 44,371 R. Walter Riehlman: 76,372
1948 Richard T. Mosher: 71,847 R. Walter Riehlman (inc.): 78,409 Sidney H. Greenburg (American Labor): 4,883
1950 Alfred W. Haight: 50,107 R. Walter Riehlman (inc.): 81,508
1952 Donald J. O'Connor: 47,189 John Taber (inc.): 110,304 Lila K. Larson (American Labor): 311
1954 Daniel J. Carey: 36,910 John Taber (inc.): 79,850
1956 Lewis S. Bell: 47,764 John Taber (inc.): 109,101
1958 Frank B. Lent: 45,822 John Taber (inc.): 84,019
1960 Francis J. Souhan: 76,120 John Taber (inc.): 84,441
1962 Robert R. Bickal: 66,371 Frank Horton: 96,581
1964 John C. Williams: 81,509 Frank Horton (inc.): 107,406 Helmut A. Zander (Liberal): 2,834
1966 Milo Thomas: 37,129 Frank Horton (inc.): 110,541 Robert H. Detig (Conservative): 10,493
Donald P. Feder (Liberal): 6,048
1968 Augustine J. Marvin: 46,008 Frank Horton (inc.): 138,400 Leo J. Kesselring (Conservative): 9,916
Robert L. Holmes (Liberal): 2,409
1970 Jordan E. Pappas: 38,898 Frank Horton (inc.): 123,209 David F. Hampson (Conservative): 10,442
Morley Schloss (Liberal): 2,165
1972 Max McCarthy: 82,095 Henry P. Smith III (inc.): 110,238
1974 John J. LaFalce: 90,498 Russell A. Rourke: 61,442
1976 John J. LaFalce (inc.): 123,246 Ralph J. Argen: 61,701
1978 John J. LaFalce (inc.): 99,497 Francina Joyce Cartonia: 31,527 Francis P. Mundy (Conservative): 3,233
1980 John J. LaFalce (inc.): 122,929 H. William Feder: 48,428

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