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The family of Elias Disney (son of Kepple Disney and Mary Richardson):

Distant relatives active in entertainment or media include singer/voice-actress Melissa Disney and TV Guide executive Althea Disney. Elias Disney (February 6, 1859– September 13, 1941) was the father of Walt Disney. ... February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1859 (MDCCCLIX) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar). ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Official languages English (French has some legal status but is not fully co-official) Flower White trillium Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats... September 13 is the 256th day of the year (257th in leap years). ... For the movie, see 1941 (film) 1941 (MCMXLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1941 calendar). ... April 22 is the 112th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (113th in leap years). ... 1868 (MDCCCLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Friday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... Official language(s) None Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus Largest metro area Cleveland Area  Ranked 34th  - Total 44,825 sq mi (116,096 km²)  - Width 220 miles (355 km)  - Length 220 miles (355 km)  - % water 8. ... November 26 is the 330th day (331st on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... 1888 (MDCCCLXXXVIII) is a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. ... Acron was a town in eastern Lake County, Florida established during the late 19th century, near Sorrento. ... Elias Disney (February 6, 1859– September 13, 1941) was the father of Walt Disney. ... December 8 is the 342nd day (343rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1888 (MDCCCLXXXVIII) is a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. ... December 30 is the 364th day of the year (365th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 1 day remaining. ... 1890 (MDCCCXC) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar). ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Roy Oliver Disney (June 24, 1893–December 20, 1971). ... June 24 is the 175th day of the year (176th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 190 days remaining. ... 1893 (MDCCCXCIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Windy City Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location Location in Chicagoland and northern Illinois Coordinates , Government Country State Counties United States Illinois Cook, DuPage Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 606. ... December 20 is the 354th day of the year (355th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1971 calendar). ... 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... Roy Edward Disney (born January 10, 1930) is the son of Roy Oliver Disney and the former Edna Francis. ... January 10 is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1930 (MCMXXX) is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the same named company; see The Walt Disney Company Walt Disney Walter Elias Disney (December 5, 1901–December 15, 1966) was an American animated film producer and animator. ... December 5 is the 339th day (340th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1901 (MCMI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... December 15 is the 349th day of the year (350th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... Lillian Marie Bounds (born February 15, 1899 in Spalding, Idaho; died December 16, 1997 from a stroke at the age of 98 in West Los Angeles, California) was the wife of Walt Disney (December 5, 1901 – December 15, 1966) from 1925 until his death. ... July 13 is the 194th day (195th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 171 days remaining. ... 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... Diane Marie Disney (born December 18, 1933) was the only child born to Walt Disney and his wife Lilian. ... December 18 is the 352nd day of the year (353rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Ronald William Miller became president of Walt Disney Productions in 1976 and CEO in 1982. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... December 21 is the 355th day of the year (356th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... February 16 is the 47th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... December 6 is the 340th day (341st on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1903 (MCMIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... TV Guide is the name of two North American weekly magazines about television programming, one in the United States and one in Canada. ...


The family name, originally d'Isigny ("from Isigny") is of Norman French derivation, coming from the canton of Isigny-sur-Mer. The Disneys among others descended from Normans who settled in the British Isles around the 11th century C.E. The Norman language is a Romance language, one of the Oïl languages. ... Isigny-sur-Mer is a commune of the northwestern France, chief town of a canton of the Calvados département. ... The Normans (adapted from the name Northmen or Norsemen) were a mixture of the indigenous population of Neustria and Danish or Norwegian Vikings who began to occupy the northern area of France now known as Normandy in the latter half of the 9th century. ... Location of the North-West European Archipelago. ...

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Flora Call Disney

Flora Call was the daughter of Elias' father's neighbors and was of German-American descent. She was a lively, even-tempered woman who enjoyed reading stories to her children and playing games with them.[1]


Flora died tragically in 1938 in an accident that plagued Walt with guilt for the rest of his life. After the success of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Walt and Roy presented their parents with a new home near the Disney studios. Less than a month after moving in, Flora complained to Walt and Roy of problems with the gas furnace in her new home. Studio repairmen were sent to the house, but the problem was not adequately fixed. Flora wrote a letter to her daughter Ruth describing the wonderful new home, but again complaining of the fumes from the furnace. A few days later, Flora died of asphyxiation caused by the faulty furnace; Elias nearly died as well.[2][3] Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is the first animated feature in the Disney animated features canon. ...


Diane Marie Disney

Diane Marie Disney (born December 18, 1933) was the only child born to Walt Disney and his wife Lillian. She had, however, an adopted sister, Sharon Mae Disney, who was three years younger. December 18 is the 352nd day of the year (353rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... For the company founded by Disney, see The Walt Disney Company. ... Lillian Marie Bounds (born February 15, 1899 in Spalding, Idaho; died December 16, 1997 from a stroke at the age of 98 in West Los Angeles, California) was the wife of Walt Disney (December 5, 1901 – December 15, 1966) from 1925 until his death. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ...


Diane is a noted philanthropist. Following her father's death, she has donated nearly five million dollars to various charities within the United States.


She and husband Ronald William Miller have seven children. One is actually involved in the company. In the early 1970s, Diane and Ron Miller purchased a vineyard in Napa Valley, California. Since 1981 they have operated the Silverado Vineyards Winery on a tract of their Napa property. Miller was CEO of the Walt Disney Company until the early 1980s, when Diane's cousin Roy E. Disney removed Miller in favour of Michael Eisner and Frank Wells. Ronald William Miller became president of Walt Disney Productions in 1976 and CEO in 1982. ... Napa County is in north-central California Napa Valley is most famous for its wine. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is the job of having the ultimate executive responsibility or authority within an organization or corporation. ... Michael Dammann Eisner (born March 7, 1942) ran the The Walt Disney Company from 1984 to 2005. ... Frank Wells was president and chief operating officer (COO) of the Walt Disney Company from 1984 until his death on April 3, 1994. ...


Diane read her father's original dedication fifty years later to the day at the birthday celebrations of Disneyland on July 17, 2005. Disneyland Park is a theme park at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, USA, 28 miles from Downtown Los Angeles, and is owned and operated by The Walt Disney Company. ...


Sharon Mae Disney

Sharon Mae Disney (December 21, 1936 - February 16, 1993) is the adopted daughter of entertainer Walt Disney and wife, Lillian Bounds. She was born 3 years after her older sister Diane. December 21 is the 355th day of the year (356th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... February 16 is the 47th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Adoption is the legal act of permanently placing a child with a parent or parents other than the birth parents. ... Note: Daughters is also a band. ... For the company founded by Disney, see The Walt Disney Company. ... Lillian Marie Bounds (born February 15, 1899 in Lewiston, Idaho; died December 16, 1997 from a stroke) was the wife of Walt Disney (December 5, 1901 – December 15, 1966) until his death. ...


Sharon's first husband (Bob Brown) died of cancer one year after her father died from lung cancer. She then married William Lund. (Source for information can be found in Bob Thomas' book An American Original: Walt Disney. {The only authorized biography of Walt Disney})


Sharon died of lung cancer at age 56 on February 16, 1993.


External links

  • The Walt Disney Family Museum: Walt's Biography with pictures
  • The Walt Disney Family Museum: The Disney Family Photo Album
  • The Walt Disney Family Museum: Walt's Children
  • family tree of Arundel Elias Disney at Wikitree
  • Additional information

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Disney family - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (447 words)
Elias Disney was born on February 6, 1859 in Ontario, Canada and died on September 13, 1941
Roy Oliver Disney was born on June 24, 1893 in Chicago, Illinois and died on December 20, 1971
Walter Elias Disney was born on December 5, 1901 and died on December 15, 1966
Walt Disney Biography (1626 words)
Walter Elias Disney was born on December 5, 1901 in Chicago Illonios, to his father, Elias Disney, an Irish-Canadian, and his mother, Flora Call Disney, who was of German-American descent.
Although, because of World War II 94 percent of the Disney facilities were engaged in special government work, including the production of training and propaganda films for the armed services, as well as health films which are still shown through-out the world by the U.S. State Department.
Disney's 1945 feature, the musical The Three Caballeros, combined live action with the cartoon animation, a process he used successfully in such other features as Song of the South and the highly acclaimed Mary Poppins.
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