New York's 37th congressional district

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The 37th 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 Henry J. Nowak who was redistricted into the 33rd District.

Past Components[edit]

1973-1983:

Parts of Erie

1971-1973:

All of Genesee, Orleans, Wyoming
Parts of Erie, Livingston, Monroe

1963-1971:

All of Genesee, Livingston, Orleans, Wyoming
Parts of Monroe

1953-1963:

All of Broome, Chemung, Steuben, Tioga

1945-1953:

All of Broome, Chenango, Madison

1913-1945:

All of Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben, Tioga, Tompkins

Representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years Note
District created March 4, 1903
Ebvreelandcrop.jpg Edward B. Vreeland Republican March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1913 redistricted from 34th district
Edwin S. Underhill.png Edwin S. Underhill Democratic March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1915 redistricted from 33rd district
Harry H. Pratt.jpg Harry H. Pratt Republican March 4, 1915 – March 3, 1919
AlansonBHoughton.jpg Alanson B. Houghton Republican March 4, 1919 – February 28, 1922 resigned to become United States Ambassador to Germany
vacant
March 1, 1922 – April 10, 1922
Lewis Henry.jpg Lewis Henry Republican April 11, 1922 – March 3, 1923
GaleHStalker2.jpg Gale H. Stalker Republican March 4, 1923 – January 3, 1935
William Sterling Cole C000617.jpg W. Sterling Cole Republican January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1945 redistricted to 39th district
Edwin A. Hall.jpg Edwin A. Hall Republican January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1953 redistricted from 34th district
William Sterling Cole C000617.jpg W. Sterling Cole Republican January 3, 1953 – December 1, 1957 redistricted from 39th district, resigned to head IAEA
vacant
December 2, 1957 – January 13, 1958
Howard W. Robison.jpg Howard W. Robison Republican January 14, 1958 – January 3, 1963 redistricted to 33rd district
Harold Ostertag.jpg Harold C. Ostertag Republican January 3, 1963 – January 3, 1965 redistricted from 39th district
Barber Conable.jpg Barber B. Conable, Jr. Republican January 3, 1965 – January 3, 1973 redistricted to 35th district
Thaddeus Dulski.jpg Thaddeus J. Dulski Democratic January 3, 1973 – December 31, 1974 redistricted from 41st district, resigned
vacant
January 1, 1975 – January 2, 1975
Henry Nowak.jpg Henry J. Nowak Democratic January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1983 redistricted to 33rd district
District eliminated January 3, 1983

Election results[edit]

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

Year Democratic Republican Other
1980 Henry J. Nowak: 94,890 Roger Heymanowski: 16,560 Thomas A. O'Conner (Right to Life): 2,887
1978 Henry J. Nowak: 70,911 Charles Poth III: 17,585 Dustin Haettenschwiller (Conservative): 1,501
Khushro Ghandi (Labor): 274
1976 Henry J. Nowak: 100,042 Calvin Kimbrough: 23,660 Stephen Grimm (Conservative): 4,249
1974 Henry J. Nowak: 84,064 Joseph R. Bala: 27,531 Ira Liebowitz (Socialist Labor): 521
1972 Thaddeus J. Dulski: 114,605 William F. McLaughlin: 44,103
1970 Richard N. Anderson: 48,061 Barber B. Conable, Jr.: 107,677 Keith R. Wallis (Conservative): 7,729
1968 Norman M. Gerhard: 50,930 Barber B. Conable, Jr.: 129,697 Berta S. MacKenzie (Liberal): 1,899
1966 Kenneth Hed: 46,201 Barber B. Conable, Jr.: 104,342 Jerome Balter (Liberal): 3,683
1964 Neil F. Bubel: 80,411 Barber B. Conable, Jr.: 98,923 David L. McAdam (Liberal): 3,296
1962 Norman C. Katner: 56,428 Harold C. Ostertag: 101,821
1960 Joseph V. Julian: 71,354 Howard W. Robison: 123,782
1958 Francis P. Hogan: 52,636 Howard W. Robison: 101,279
1956 Francis P. Hogan: 53,830 W. Sterling Cole: 136,044
1954 John E. Bloomer: 37,525 W. Sterling Cole: 94,840
1952 Jean Ivory: 57,474 W. Sterling Cole: 131,172 Robert L. Blandford (American Labor): 419
1950 John J. Burns: 33,018 Edwin Arthur Hall: 60,278
1948 Myron C. Sloat: 35,503 Edwin Arthur Hall: 65,848 John Mushock (American Labor): 1,900
Pierre De Nio (Liberal): 598
1946 Charles R. Wilson: 23,687 Edwin Arthur Hall: 59,920
1944 James S. Byrne: 33,465 Edwin Arthur Hall: 75,246
1942 Daniel Crowley: 22,452 W. Sterling Cole: 54,700
1940 David Moses: 38,878 W. Sterling Cole: 76,630 L. Cyrus Rigby (American Labor): 2,552
1938 David Moses: 37,216 W. Sterling Cole: 57,648 Trevor Teele (Socialist): 355
1936 Paul Smith: 38,560 W. Sterling Cole: 73,018 Trevor Teele (Socialist): 1,493
Allen R. Chase (Communist): 145
1934 Julian P. Bretz: 28,979 W. Sterling Cole: 48,964 Neil D. Cramer (Law Preservation): 2,231
William C. Perry (Socialist): 1,562
Sammie A. Abbott (Communist): 161
1932 Julian P. Bretz: 48,048 Gale H. Stalker: 55,305 Edward Amherst Ott (Socialist): 1,401
John D. Driscoll (Liberal): 696
1930 Julian P. Bretz: 28,723 Gale H. Stalker: 44,374 Hezekiah D. Wilcox (Socialist): 1,620
1928 Paul Smith: 33,212 Gale H. Stalker: 78,789
1926 Edwin S. Underhill: 32,618 Gale H. Stalker: 46,757 Daniel D. Hungerford (Socialist): 933
1924 Charles L. Durham: 27,763 Gale H. Stalker: 59,498 Daniel D. Hungerford (Socialist): 1,720
1922 Charles P. Smith: 28,290 Gale H. Stalker: 42,144 William J.C. Wismar (Socialist): 821
1920 Charles B. Durham: 21,762 Alanson B. Houghton: 51,512 Francis Toomey (Socialist): 2,456

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