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Yelberton R. Watkins Edit Profile

also known as Yebbie Watkins

Legislative staff member

Yelberton R. Watkins, American legislative staff member. Named one of The Fabulous 50, Roll Call, 2009.

Background

Watkins, Yelberton R. was born on May 19, 1964 in Columbia, South Carolina, United States.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Biology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1986. Juris Doctor, Georgetown University, Washington, 1991.

Career

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.