George Edmund Holt

George Edmund Holt (February 15, 1881 in Moline, Illinois October 16, 1950 in San Diego, California[1]) was an American journalist. In Morocco, he covered the defeat and abdication of Sultan Abd-el-Aziz for the Associated Press.[2] He also met Raisuli. He was appointed Consul-General for the United States in Morocco.[2][3]

He also wrote short stories for magazines such as Collier's.[4] and contributed both fiction and non-fiction to Adventure[5]

He resided in San Diego from 1922 until his death.[1]


Non fiction

  • Morocco the piquant, or, Life in sunset land[6]


  • By Favour of Allah[7]

See also


  1. "George Holt, Publisher, Author, Dies." San Diego Union, November 17, 1950.
  2. Call to Adventure. Robert Spiers Benjamin. 1935
  3. Morocco the piquant, or, Life in sunset land
  4. "Stories, Listed by Author". Archived from the original on 2014-10-17. Retrieved 2014-07-29.
  5. Jones, Robert Kenneth (1989). The Lure of Adventure. Starmont House. pp. 9–11.
  6. "Morocco the piquant (Open Library)". Retrieved 2014-07-29.
  7. "HOLIDAY NOVELS » 20 Aug 1926 » The Spectator Archive". Retrieved 2014-07-29.

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