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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

Representative Party Years Congress Components Note
District created January 3, 1945
John C. Butler Republican January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1949 79th
Parts of Erie County Redistricted from 42nd district
Chester C. Gorski Democratic January 3, 1949 – January 3, 1951 81st Lost re-election
John C. Butler Republican January 3, 1951 – January 3, 1953 82nd Lost renomination
District eliminated January 3, 1953

Election results

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

Year Democratic Republican Other
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




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