WATT, Melvin L., (1945 - )

Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

WATT, Melvin L., a Representative from North Carolina; born in Steele Creek, Mecklenburg County, N.C., August 26, 1945; York Road High School, Charlotte, N.C., 1963; B.S., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C., 1967; J.D., Yale University School of Law, New Haven, Conn., 1970; lawyer, private practice; member of the North Carolina state senate, 1985-1987; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Third and to the ten succeeding Congresses until his resignation on January 6, 2014 (January 3, 1993-January 6, 2014); Director, Federal Housing Finance Agency, 2014-present.