|Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Montcalm|
|Preceded by||Louis-Gustave Martin|
|Succeeded by||Jean-Baptiste-Tréfflé Richard|
|Preceded by||Joseph-Alcide Martin|
|Succeeded by||Pierre-Julien-Léonidas Bissonnette|
April 23, 1836|
Saint-Jacques, Lower Canada
|Died||May 7, 1921
Octave Magnan (April 23, 1836 – May 7, 1921) was a farmer and political figure in Quebec. He represented Montcalm in the Legislative Assembly of Quebec from 1878 to 1881 and from 1892 to 1897 as a Conservative.
He was born in Saint-Jacques, Lower Canada, the son of Gabriel Magnan and Rosalie Brouillet, and was educated at Saint-Alexis. In 1858, he married Odile Duval at Saint-Alexis. He ran unsuccessfully for the Quebec assembly seat in Montcalm in an 1874 by-election. He was elected in 1878 and defeated by Jean-Baptiste-Tréfflé Richard when he ran for reelection in 1881. Magnan was elected again in 1892 and defeated by Pierre-Julien-Léonidas Bissonnette in 1897. He also ran unsuccessfully for a seat in the House of Commons in 1882 and 1891. He died in Saint-Jacques at the age of 85.
- "Biography". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec.
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