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.
- United States Congress. "Lester Holtzman (id: H000753)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- Political Graveyard
- Washington Post, Obituary, Mae Gress Holtzman, March 24, 2012
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