Roy O. Disney

Roy Oliver Disney (/ˈdɪzni/;[1] June 24, 1893 December 20, 1971)[2] was an American businessman and co-founder of The Walt Disney Company. He was an older brother of Walt Disney and the father of Roy E. Disney.

Roy O. Disney
Disney in 1965
Chief Executive Officer of The Walt Disney Company
Tenure
1929 (1929)–1971 (1971)
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byDonn Tatum
President of The Walt Disney Company
Tenure
1945 (1945)–1968 (1968)
Preceded byWalt Disney
Succeeded byDonn Tatum
Personal details
Born
Roy Oliver Disney

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

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