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Richard Henry Dana

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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.


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.

Richard Henry Dana

Ethel Nathalie (Smith) Dana

Nina Katharine Montgomery

Richard Henry Dana

Cornelia Marshall Dana

Nathalie Pepperrell Dana