Walt Disney Biography Essay

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Kalyn L. Tresch Mr. Hanson Eagle Success 20, March 2014 Walt Disney Biography While researching Walt Disney, I found some information that I never knew about him. I chose Walt Disney because I’ve never been to Disneyland or Disney World and I love all of the Walt Disney movies. My favorite Walt Disney movie when I was a child was “The Aristocats”. Right now, I personally think that my favorite disney movie is “Frozen”. In this paper, I am going to talk about Walt Disney's early life, his earliest cartoons and lastly, his death. To start off with, I am going to talk about Walt Disney’s early life. Walt Disney is shortened for Walter Elias Disney. He was born in the Hermosa section of Chicago, Illinois, on December 5, 1901. His parents were Elias Disney and Flora Call Disney. Walt was only one of five children, one girl and four boys (http://www.biography.com). The three boy's names were Roy, Herbert, and Raymond. His little sisters name was Ruth. Roy was eight years older than Walt. Herbert was 12 years older,and Raymond was 10 years older than Walt. His sister Ruth, was two years younger than him. (http://waltdisney.freeservers.com). For most of his childhood, he lived in Marceline, Missouri, where he began drawing, painting and selling pictures to neighbors and family friends. Him and his family moved to Kansas City in 1911. After they moved, Walt started to develop a love for trains. Walt had a summer job by selling snacks and newspapers to travelers because his uncle worked as a train engineer. When Walt lived in Chicago, he went to McKinley High School and took drawing and photography classes and was also cartoonist for the school paper. When Walt was only 16, he dropped out of school and attempted join the army but was not ... ... middle of paper ... ...he first successful cartoon that he created. Lastly, Walt Disney died by an acute circulatory collapse. I enjoyed doing this project and it taught me a lot about Walter Elias Disney. Cites Page http://www.biography.com/people/walt-disney-9275533 http://waltdisney.freeservers.com/Walt's%20Family.htm http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.justdisney.com%2Fwalt_disney%2Fquotes%2F&sa=D&sntz=1&usg=AFQjCNHN8o4Qvp4trOtVGK65HIje9vGixQ http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.thebiographychannel.co.uk%2Fbiographies%2Fwalt-disney.html&sa=D&sntz=1&usg=AFQjCNHsB6ebYGAlNfPAxIWBu1YhFoorwg http://thisdayindisneyhistory.homestead.com/oswaldrabbit.html http://history1900s.about.com/od/1920s/a/Mickey-Mouse.htm http://www.biography.com/people/walt-disney-9275533?page=2 http://www.findadeath.com/Deceased/d/disney/uncle_walt.htm

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