Roy O. Disney

Roy O. Disney
Disney in 1965
Roy Oliver Disney

(1893-06-24)June 24, 1893
DiedDecember 20, 1971(1971-12-20) (aged 78)
Burial placeForest Lawn Memorial Park, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
OccupationEntertainment industry executive
Political partyRepublican
Edna Francis
(m. 1925)
ChildrenRoy E. Disney
Parent(s)Flora Call Disney
Elias Disney
RelativesSee Disney family

Roy Oliver Disney (/ˈdɪzni/;[1] June 24, 1893 – December 20, 1971)[2] was an American businessman who co-founded The Walt Disney Company with his younger brother Walt Disney. He also served as the company's first CEO and was the father of Roy E. Disney.

  1. ^ "Disney, Walt | Definition of Disney, Walt by Lexico". Lexico Dictionaries | English. Archived from the original on October 24, 2019. Retrieved October 24, 2019.
  2. ^ Jones, Jack (December 21, 1971). "Roy O. Disney". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved September 24, 2014.

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