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.