Louis Beaubien (July 27, 1837 – July 19, 1915) was a Canadian politician.
|Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Hochelaga|
|Succeeded by||Joseph-Octave Villeneuve|
|Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Nicolet|
|Preceded by||Joseph-Victor Monfette|
|Succeeded by||Georges Ball|
|Member of the Canadian Parliament|
|Preceded by||Antoine-Aimé Dorion|
|Succeeded by||Alphonse Desjardins|
|Born||July 27, 1837|
Montreal, Lower Canada
|Died||July 19, 1915 (aged 77)|
|Resting place||Notre Dame des Neiges Cemetery|
|Relations||Pierre Beaubien, father|
In 1867, he was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Quebec in the riding of Hochelaga. He was also elected to the House of Commons of Canada as the Conservative candidate for the Quebec riding of Hochelaga in the 1872 federal election. He resigned once it was no longer allowed to hold both federal and provincial offices.
He was re-elected in 1875, 1878, and acclaimed in 1881. He was Speaker of the Legislative Assembly from 1876 to 1878. He did not run in the 1886 election. In 1891, he was named commissioner of agriculture and colonization in the cabinet of Charles Boucher de Boucherville.
In 1882, he was the 30th President of the Saint-Jean-Baptiste Society of Montreal. In 1864, he married Suzanne Lauretta Stuart. They had four sons and four daughters, including Charles-Philippe Beaubien, the Canadian senator.
He is the grandfather of Louis-Philippe Beaubien, also a Canadian senator. He was a cousin of Charles Eusèbe Casgrain and, his son, Philippe Baby Casgrain. Beaubien died in 1915 and is buried in the Notre Dame des Neiges Cemetery.
- Louis Beaubien and family fonds at Library and Archives Canada.
- Louis Beaubien – Parliament of Canada biography
- "Louis Beaubien". Dictionary of Canadian Biography (online ed.). University of Toronto Press. 1979–2016.
- "Biography". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec.