Walt had a very unique childhood. Walt was born on December 5th, 1901 in Chicago, Illinois. In 1906, the Disney’s moved to a farm in Marceline, Missouri where he loved to ride pigs! When the Disneys moved to Kansas City, Walt ran a newspaper route for the Kansas City Times.
Walt had a fun and exciting life. When Walt was 21, he made the Laugh-O-Gram cartoons. Walt was 24 when he got married to Lillian Bounds on July 13, 1925. In 1966, Walt died of lung cancer on December 15.
Walt had great accomplishments during his lifetime. Walt released a Mickey Mouse film called “Steamboat Willie” in 1928. Walt appeared on TV in “One Hour in Wonderland” in 1950. When Walt was 54 he opened Disneyland on July 17th, 1955