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Elias Disney


Famous as the daddy of famous businessman, animator, and producer Walt Disney, Elias Disney kept a variety of jobs during the period of his life, including construction worker, mailman, fruit grower, and violinist. The kid of Irish created parents Mary Richardson and Kepple Disney, he spent his years as a child in Ontario, Canada, and later on relocated to California, U.S.A., searching for yellow metal. He was a stringent, highly religious guy and a teetotaler. His relationship to Flora Contact produced sons called Herbert, Raymond, Roy, and Walter, and a girl called Ruth. Walter ‘Walt’ Disney, created in 1901, was the next youngest kid in the family members. A separate socialist, Elias Disney backed the attempts of union innovator and Socialist Party U.S. presidential applicant Eugene Debs.

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Full Name Elias Disney
Date Of Birth February 6, 1859
Died September 13, 1941, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
Place Of Birth Canada
Profession Family Member
Education School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Kansas City Art Institute, Benton Grammar School
Nationality Canadian
Spouse Flora Call Disney
Children Walt Disney, Roy O. Disney, Ruth Flora Disney, Raymond Arnold Disney, Herbert Arthur Disney
Parents Kepple Elias Disney, Mary Richardson
Siblings Robert Disney
Star Sign Aquarius

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1Parents married March 18, 1858 in Huron Co., Canada West.
2Father of Herbert Disney, Raymond Disney, Roy O. Disney, Walt Disney and Ruth Disney.
3The name "Elias" is a version of the name Elijah, the prophet. Elias Disney was Canadian, and the son of Irish immigrants, Kepple Elias Disney and Mary Disney née Richardson.
4Brother of Robert Disney.
5Grandfather of Diane Disney, Sharon Disney, Roy Edward Disney.
6Great-grandfather of Christopher Disney Miller, Joanna Miller, Tamara Scheer, Jennifer Miller-Goff, Walter Elias Disney Miller, Ronald Miller, Victoria Brown.

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