Harold Q. Masur

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Harold Q. Masur (January 29, 1909 in New York City – September 16, 2005 in Boca Raton, Florida) was an American lawyer and author of mystery novels.

He graduated from the New York University School of Law in 1934 and practiced law between 1935 and 1942. Then he joined the U.S. Air Force. In the late 1930s he started writing Pulp Fiction. In 1973 he was President of the Mystery Writers of America


Masur's novella "Bury Me Deep" was the cover story for the March 1947 issue of Mammoth Detective

Masur also wrote the script for The $2,000,000 Defense, an episode of Alfred Hitchcock Presents.