Elias Disney

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Date of Birth February 6, 1859
Place of Birth Canada
Date of Death Sep 13, 1941 (82)
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Elias Disney

Elias Charles Disney was the father of Roy and Walt Disney.

Born: Elias Charles Disney, February 6, 1859, Bluevale, Turnberry Township, Province of Canada, British Empire
Died: September 13, 1941, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Nationality: Canadian, American
Occupation: Businessman
Children: Herbert Arthur Disney, Raymond Arnold Disney, Roy Oliver Disney, Walter Elias Disney, Ruth Flora Disney
Parent(s): Kepple Elias Disney, Mary Richardson
Relatives: See Disney family
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About Elias Disney

Famous as the father of legendary businessman, animator, and producer Walt Disney, Elias Disney held a number of different jobs over the course of his life, including construction worker, mailman, fruit grower, and violinist.

Before Fame

The child of Irish born parents Mary Richardson and Kepple Disney, he spent his childhood in Ontario, Canada, and later relocated to California, U.S.A., in search of gold.

Achievement

He was a strict, highly religious man and a teetotaler.

Family Life

His marriage to Flora Call produced sons named Herbert, Raymond, Roy, and Walter, and a daughter named Ruth. Walter 'Walt' Disney, born in 1901, was the second youngest child in the family.

Associations

A passionate socialist, Elias Disney supported the efforts of union leader and Socialist Party U.S. presidential candidate Eugene Debs.

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