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 representatives
|District created||January 3, 1945|
|John C. Butler||Republican||January 3, 1945 –
January 3, 1949
|79th||Parts of Erie County||Redistricted from 42nd district, and re-elected in 1944|
|80th||Re-elected in 1946
|Chester C. Gorski||Democratic||January 3, 1949 –
January 3, 1951
|81st||Elected in 1948
|John C. Butler||Republican||January 3, 1951 –
January 3, 1953
|82nd||Elected in 1950
|District eliminated||January 3, 1953|
The following chart shows historic election results. Bold type indicates victor. Italic type indicates incumbent.
|1944||Leon A. Dombrowski: 72,164||John C. Butler: 72,402|
|1946||James B. Downey: 49,798||John C. Butler: 67,495|
|1948||Chester C. Gorski: 79,795||John C. Butler: 71,275||Robert Williams (American Labor): 3,062|
|1950||Chester C. Gorski: 66,541||John C. Butler: 69,260||Rufus Frasier (American Labor): 2,035|
- Martis, Kenneth C. (1989). The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.
- Martis, Kenneth C. (1982). The Historical Atlas of United States Congressional Districts. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.
- Congressional Biographical Directory of the United States 1774–present
- Election Statistics 1920-present Clerk of the House of Representatives
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