Charles A. Towne (November 21, 1858 - October 22, 1928) was an American politician. He served in the United States House of Representatives from Minnesota as a Republican and from New York as a Democrat. Towne also served in the United States Senate from Minnesota as a Democrat.
Towne represented Minnesota in the House from March 4, 1895 to March 3, 1897. He ran for reelection in 1896 as an Indedpendent but lost. In 1900, he declined the nomination for Vice President on the Populist Party ticket.
Towne was appointed to the Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Cushman Davis and served from December 5, 1900 to January 28, 1901, when the elected replacement took office. He served again in the United States House of Representatives for the state of New York from March 4, 1905 to March 3, 1907.
Preceded by: Melvin Baldwin U.S. Representative from the 6th Congressional District of Minnesota 1895-1897 Succeeded by: Robert P. Morris Preceded by: Cushman Davis United States Senator from Minnesota 1900 - 1901 Served alongside: Knute Nelson Succeeded by: Moses E. Clapp