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Roy O Disney

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Birthday
24, 1893
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Dec 20, 1971 (78)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
24, 1893
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Dec 20, 1971 (78)

About

First CEO of The Walt Disney Company, which he co-founded with his younger brother Walt.

Before Fame

He served in the United States Navy. After his discharge, he became a banker.

Trivia

He was planning to retire around 1966, but when his brother died, he stayed on to oversee completion of Walt Disney World.

Family Life

He married Edna Francis, and they stayed together until the end of his life.

Associated With

His son Roy E. Disney worked hard to continue his father and uncle's legacy, especially with regards to animation.