Walt Disney

  • Birth and Family

    Walt Elias Disney was born December 5th, 1901 in Chicago Illinois. His parents were Flora and Elias Disney. He had three older brithers. Herbert, who was 13, Raymond, who was 11, and Roy, who was eight. Two years later Ruth Flora Disney was born.
  • New Homes

    The family in of seven moved to Marceline, in Missouri. They bought a 45-acre farm that included two apple orchards, a one-story white farmhouse, a wide lawn, and lots of trees. Here Walt liked to play in the woods with his older brother Roy.
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  • Moving and Schooling.

    From 1910-1917 the Disneys moved and lived in Kansas City, Missouri. Walt attended Benton Grammer school, he tookart lessons and also delivered newspapers. Then in 1917 the family moves back to Chicago and Walt enters and attends McKinley High School.
  • Rejected

    Walt is rejected by the military because he is only 16. He joined the Red Cross and was sent overseas to France.
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  • Marriage

    Walt marries one of his employees, Lillian Bounds, in Idaho.
  • Mickey Mouse

    Mickey Mouse becomes an international star! Mickey then appears in Steamboat Willy, the first syncronized sound cartoon. It was premired in Colony Theater, New York.
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  • Children

    1933-1937. In 1933 Walt and Lily give birth to Diane Marie who was born December 1933. This was their first child. In 1937, they adopt Sharon Marie in January of that year. In December of the same year Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs debut.
  • Death

    In 1938 (time above is not right date...) Walt's mother passes away. She dies of asphyxiation caused by a faulty furnace in the home Walt had bought for her and his father. Walt blamed himself for that the rest of his life.
  • New TV shows

    In 1950 Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella, and Peter Pan were released. Disney moves into T.V. Disneyland Park debuts in 1955.
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  • Death

    Disney dies of lung cancer December 18, 1966.