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Richard Henry Dana

Richard Henry Dana, American university official. Served to First lieutenant Army of the United States, 1942-1945; Club: Century (New York City).


  • Dana, Richard Henry was born on March 5, 1912 in New York City. Son of Richard Henry and Ethel Nathalie (Smith) Dana.

  • Education

    • Graduate cum laude, Phillips Exeter Academy, 1930. Bachelor of Arts cum laude, Harvard, 1934.


    • Engaged in promotion, also as acting sales manager Alfred A. Knopf, 1935-1939. Founder, president Music Press, Inc., 1939-1949. Promotion manager J.B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, 1950-1952, Ballantine Books, 1952-1954.

      Assistant to David Rockefeller in personal and philanthropic activities, 1955-1969. Business manager publications Associate Council of the Arts, New York City, 1970. Assistant secretary Rockefeller U., New York City, 1970-1984.

      President Diller Quaile School Music, New York City, 1966-1973. Board mgrs. Seamen’s Church Institute, 1961-1972. Board directors Contemporary Music Society, 1960-1984.


    Served to First lieutenant Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Club: Century (New York City).


    • Married Nina Katharine Montgomery, November 20, 1948. Children: Richard Henry, Cornelia Marshall, Nathalie Pepperrell.
    • father: Richard Henry Dana
    • mother: Ethel Nathalie (Smith) Dana
    • spouse: Nina Katharine Montgomery
    • children: Richard Henry Dana
    • Cornelia Marshall Dana
    • Nathalie Pepperrell Dana
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    Born March 5, 1912