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|Pennsylvania House of Representatives, Delaware County|
|Preceded by||Jesse Matlack Baker|
|Succeeded by||Ward R. Bliss|
|Born||April 13, 1846
|Died||March 18, 1906
|Resting place||Arlington Cemetery, Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania|
|Spouse(s)||Ellen Jane Magnin|
Albert Magnin (April 13, 1846 - March 18, 1906) was an American politician from Pennsylvania who served as a Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for Delaware County from 1889 to 1892.
Early life and military service
- Sergeant, Company D, 26th Regiment from 1861-1864
- Sergeant, Company C, 99th Regiment from 1864-1865
- Second Lieutenant, Company F, 203rd Regiment in 1865
On September 11, 1889, Captain Magnin was the keynote speaker at the dedication of a regimental monument for the 99th Pennsylvania Infantry at the portion of the Gettysburg battlefield known as the Devil's Den.
Magnin worked as a farmer and as editor and proprietor of the Darby Progress newspaper.
He was elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for Delaware County and served from 1889 to 1892.
Magnin served as Postmaster for the United States Postal Service in Darby, Pennsylvania from 1900 to 1906.
Magnin was married to Ellen Jane (Fielding) Magnin and together they had 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died in Darby, Pennsylvania and was interred at the Arlington Cemetery in Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania.
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