Yelberton R. Watkins, American legislative staff member. Named one of The Fabulous 50, Roll Call, 2009.
Watkins, Yelberton R. was born on May 19, 1964 in Columbia, South Carolina, United States.
Bachelor of Science in Biology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1986. Juris Doctor, Georgetown University, Washington, 1991.
Staff member, Senator Terry Sanford United States Senate, Washington, 1986—1987. Staff attorney District of Columbia Council, 1991—1992. Staff assistant, Republican James Clyburn United States House of Representatives, 1993—1994, chief of staff to Republican James Clyburn, 1994—2006.
Statutory Democratic Steering & Policy Committee, 2003. Receptionist, administrative assistant, Democratic employees United States House of Representatives, 2003—2006, chief of staff to Republican James Clyburn, since 2007. Administrative assistant United States House Democratic Caucus, 2006—2007.