History of the Federal Judiciary


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Holtzoff, Alexander
Born November 7, 1886, in New York, NY
Died September 6, 1969

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Nominated by Harry S Truman on September 12, 1945, to a seat vacated by Bolitha J. Laws. Confirmed by the Senate on September 24, 1945, and received commission on September 28, 1945. Assumed senior status on December 31, 1967. Service terminated on September 6, 1969, due to death.

Education:
Columbia University, A.B., 1908
Columbia University, M.A., 1909
Columbia Law School, LL.B., 1911

Professional Career:
Private practice, New York, 1911-1924
U.S. Army private, 1918
Office of the Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, 1924-1945; special assistant, 1924-1945; executive assistant, 1945
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