Born: November 7, 1886
New York, New York

Died: September 6, 1969

Alexander Holtzoff

Judge, U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Nominated by Harry S. Truman on September 12, 1945; 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 9/6/1969, due to death.

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

Frame Dimensions
45 x 35.5

Canvas Dimensions
40.25 x 30.5

Overall Condition

This portrait was prepared by Chase Studios, a firm that specialized in portrait photography of a commercial nature beginning in 1933. Each judge whose portrait was painted by Chase Studios was first photographed; then, a portrait of the judge was painted in oils either in free style or on the actual photograph. The Studio has not identified the particular artist who prepared this portrait.

Professional Career:

Private practice, New York, 1911-1924
U.S. Army Private, 1918
Special assistant, U.S. Attorney General`s Office, Washington, D.C., 1924-1945
Executive assistant, U.S. Attorney General`s Office, Washington, D.C., 1945

University of Wyoming American Heritage Center, Laramie, Wyo.

  • Papers, 1934-1968.
  • 2.8 cubic ft.; finding aid; Holtzoff’s articles, reprints, and speeches from various law reviews and journals (1938-1968), notebooks concerning Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (1936-1938), and hearings before U.S. congressional committees.

University of Michigan Bentley Historical Library, Ann Arbor, Mich.

  • Frank Addison Manny papers, 1890-1955; 5 linear ft. and 4 vols.; finding aid; correspondence.