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Lynn Boardman Dana, musician. Member National Council Boy Scouts of America; member Executive Board Salvation Army; Member Company C, 2d Ohio Infantry, Spanish-American War, 1898.; Mason (32°).


Dana, Lynn Boardman was born on October 15, 1875 in Middleport, New York, United States. Son of William Henry and Emma Jane (Tuttle) Dana.


Educated Dana’s Musical Institute, Warren, O., Bachelor of Music, Master in the Art of Music, Doctor of Music. Pupil in piano of Anton de Kontski, Jacob Schmitt, William H. Sherwood, Robert Goldbeck. In theory of William H. Dana, J. D. Cook.


1 son, Lynn B. Concert pianist and accompanist, since 1896. Director Dana’s Symphony Orchestra, since 1906. President Dana’s Museum Institute.

Actively connected with music department Chautauqua Institution for 15 years. Dean music department McKinley Memorial Association, Niles, Ohio. Director National Music Convention and Chautauqua, Lockport, New York.

Director of music and organist First Methodist Episcopal Church. Director Grotto Glee Club, Warren, O., and Warren.


  • Other Work

    • Composer: (anthem) As Moses Lifted Up the Serpent, 1903. (oratorio) Triumph of Faith, 1917. Concerto in D Minor for piano and orchestra, 1931.

      Musical setting to pageant, The Challenge, 1933. (Male Choruses) Prayer Perfect, and Still, Still With Thee.


Member National Council Boy Scouts of America. Member Executive Board Salvation Army. Member Company C, 2d Ohio Infantry, Spanish-American War, 1898.

Mason (32°).


Married Retta C. Nimocks, June 21, 1901.

William Henry Dana

Emma Jane (Tuttle) Dana

Retta C. Nimocks