Lester Holtzman

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Lester Holtzman, New York Congressman and Judge

Lester Holtzman (June 1, 1913 – November 12, 2002) was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from New York.

Holtzman was born in New York City. He graduated from St. John's University School of Law in 1935. He was elected to Congress in 1952 and served from January 3, 1953 until his resignation on December 31, 1961. He was a justice of the New York Supreme Court from 1962 until 1973. He died in Tamarac, Florida.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
James J. Delaney
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 6th congressional district

1953–1961
Succeeded by
Benjamin S. Rosenthal