Biography of N. J. Magnen
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Magnan, N. J., was born in San Gabriel, Canada, May 22, 1866, and came to the United States in 1879 with his parent, Ephraim Magnan, settling in Pawtucket, R. I. N. J. Magnan was educated in the common schools, and after learning the carpenter's trade, he took a special course in the study of architecture. In 1890 he engaged in business for himself, and has built many residences in and around Attleborough, making a specialty of contract work, finishing the residence complete. In 1891 he married Mary F. Guisky, and they have one son and two daughters: Frances, Louisa and J. Magnan, jr. Mr. Magnan is one of the self made men of his town, taking an intelligent interest in school and church matters and is recognized as a man of sterling integrity whose word is as good as his bond. He also takes an interest in orange culture in Florida, where he has an orange grove.

Our county and its people
A descriptive and biographical history of
Bristol County, Massachusetts
Prepaired and published under the auspices of
The Fall River News and The Taunton Gasette
With assistance of Hon. Alanson Borden
The Boston History Company, Publishers, 1899.

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