Alexander Holtzoff

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Alexander Holtzoff (November 7, 1886 – September 6, 1969) was a United States federal judge.

Born in New York, New York, Holtzoff received an A.B. from Columbia University in 1908, an M.A. from Columbia University in 1909, and an LL.B. from Columbia Law School in 1911. He was in private practice in New York from 1911 to 1924, excepting his service as a Private in the United States Army in 1918. He was a special assistant to the Office of the U.S. Attorney General in Washington, D.C., from 1924 to 1945, and was an executive assistant in that office in 1945.

On September 12, 1945, Holtzoff was nominated by President Harry S Truman to a seat on the United States District Court for the District of Columbia vacated by Bolitha J. Laws. Holtzoff was confirmed by the United States Senate on September 24, 1945, and received his commission on September 28, 1945. He assumed senior status on December 31, 1967, serving in that capacity until his death.

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