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Senator James T. Meeks (I) - Previous General Assembly (94th)
15th District

Photograph of Senator  </span><span class="heading notranslate">James T. Meeks (I)

Springfield Office:
M115 Capitol Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-8066
District Office:
2050 E. 159th Street
Calumet City, IL  60419
(708) 862-1515
(708) 862-4745 FAX
Years served:

Committee assignments: Sen. Comm. Whole; Commerce & Economic Development (Vice-Chairperson); Housing & Community Affairs (Chairperson); Approp I; Education; Higher Education; Senate Education Funding Reform; Subcommittee on NCLB (Sub-Chairperson).

Biography: Pastor of Salem Baptist Church; born August 4, 1956 in Chicago; Bachelor's of Arts Degree in Religion and Philosophy from Bishop College in Dallas, Texas; Executive Vice President of the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition; married (wife Jamell), has four children.

Associated Senator(s): David E. Miller
 William Davis