Harry Gittleson (September 27, 1899 – October 1979) was an American lawyer and politician from New York.
He was a member of the New York State Senate from 1949 to 1962, sitting in the 167th, 168th, 169th, 170th, 171st, 172nd and 174th New York State Legislatures. In November 1962, he was elected to the New York City Civil Court.
He was a judge of the Civil Court from 1963 to 1968; and was Administrative Judge of the Civil Court (i.e. administrative head of the citywide Civil Court system) from 1967 to 1969. In November 1968, he was elected to the New York Supreme Court. He was a Justice of the Supreme Court in 1969 (while remaining in office as Administrative Judge of the Civil Court), and—after reaching the constitutional age limit—was an Official Referee (i.e. a senior judge on an additional seat) of the Supreme Court from 1970 to 1975.
He died in October 1979.
- "Harry Gittleson" at Social Security Info
- New York Red Book (1958–1959; pg. 93)
- Justice Dudley Named to Head City's Criminal Court System in The New York Times on December 7, 1966 (subscription required)
- State Justice Designated As Administrative Judge in The New York Times on November 21, 1969 (subscription required)
- MY BACK PAGES; One Word Can Reform the Courts by Jack Newfield, in The Village Voice on February 17, 1975
- Suspect Calls Self "Animal" in the Reading Eagle, of Reading, Pennsylvania, on October 31, 1977