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 members representing the district
|Electoral history||District components|
|District created||January 3, 1945|
John C. Butler
|Republican||January 3, 1945 – |
January 3, 1949
|Redistricted from the 42nd district, and re-elected here in 1944. |
Re-elected in 1946.
|Parts of Erie County|
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.|
Redistricted to the 42nd district and lost renomination.
|District eliminated||January 3, 1953|
The following chart shows complete election results.
|1944||Leon A. Dombrowski: 72,164||√ John C. Butler (incumbent): 72,402|
|1946||James B. Downey: 49,798||√ John C. Butler (incumbent): 67,495|
|1948||√ Chester C. Gorski: 79,795||John C. Butler (incumbent): 71,275||Robert Williams: 3,062|
|1950||Chester C. Gorski (incumbent): 66,541||√ John C. Butler: 69,260||Rufus Frasier: 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