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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.

Contents

Past Components

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

Representative Party Years Note
District created March 4, 1903
Edward B. Vreeland Republican March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1913 redistricted from 34th district
Edwin S. Underhill Democratic March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1915 redistricted from 33rd district
Harry H. Pratt Republican March 4, 1915 – March 3, 1919
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 Republican April 11, 1922 – March 3, 1923
Gale H. Stalker Republican March 4, 1923 – January 3, 1935
W. Sterling Cole Republican January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1945 redistricted to 39th district
Edwin A. Hall Republican January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1953 redistricted from 34th district
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 Republican January 14, 1958 – January 3, 1963 redistricted to 33rd district
Harold C. Ostertag Republican January 3, 1963 – January 3, 1965 redistricted from 39th district
Barber B. Conable, Jr. Republican January 3, 1965 – January 3, 1973 redistricted to 35th district
Thaddeus J. Dulski Democratic January 3, 1973 – December 31, 1974 redistricted from 41st district, resigned
vacant January 1, 1975 – January 2, 1975
Henry J. Nowak Democratic January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1983 redistricted to 33rd district
District eliminated January 3, 1983

Election results

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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