American lawyer and judge; born at Winnsboro, South Carolina, Jan. 31, 1845; A. B. 1864, Free Academy (now College of the City of New York), and LL.B. 1871, University of the City of New York. He practised law in New York, acting as special counsel for the city in important condemnation proceedings; and since Jan. 1, 1899, he has been a justice of the Supreme Court of the state of New York.
Leventritt was for a number of years vice-president of the Aguilar Free Library, and is associated with many of the Jewish charitable institutions in New York city.
- The Bench and Bar;
- Who's Who in America, 1903-5.