Charles A. Towne Candidate

Born: November 21, 1858
Pontiac, Michigan
Oakland County
United States
Resided: Duluth, Minnesota
Saint Louis County
Death: October 22, 1928
Gender: Man
Occupation: Attorney
Political Party: Republican; Democrat-People's; Democrat
Offices Held: Minnesota U.S. Representative: CD 06 (1895-1897). Minnesota U.S. Senator (1900-1901). New York U.S. Representative: CD 14 (1905-1907).
Notes: Towne left the Republican Party in July 1896. He moved to New York in 1901 and at the 1904 Democratic National Convention he received two votes for president from Minnesota.
Sources: Arizona State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Certificate of Death (#338). Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. The World (New York, New York), July 9, 1904 (p. 2).
Photo of Charles A. Towne
Photo of Charles A. Towne
Library of Congress.

Election Details

Number of state/federal offices sought Number of campaigns Number of winning campaigns
2 5 1
Date Election Stage Party Votes Percent Result
01/22/1901 U.S. Senate Special Democrat 38 21.71% Lost
01/17/1899 U.S. Senate General Democrat 42 23.60% Lost
11/08/1898 U.S. House, District 06 General Democrat-People's 21,731 49.01% Lost
11/03/1896 U.S. House, District 06 General Democrat-People's 29,598 49.40% Lost
11/06/1894 U.S. House, District 06 General Republican 25,487 53.32% Won