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    • It was Roy that suggested the name change of the company from "Disney Bros. Studio" to "Walt Disney Productions." Roy wanted the name change because he wanted his brother to take more of the credit for the comapny's endeavors. The company's name is now "The Walt Disney Company."

    • Roy O. Disney's son, Roy E. Disney, is the current Director Emeritus of the Walt Disney Company.

    • Roy Disney served in World War I.

    • It was Roy Disney that ultimately changed the name of "Disney World" to "Walt Disney World" in honor of the late Walt Disney.

    • After the death of his brother, Roy Disney spear headed the effort to construct Walt Disney World, even taking his place in delivering a speech at the resort's opening ceremony.

    • Roy is the uncle of Diane and Sharon Disney.

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