Illinois General Assembly - Senator Biography
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Senator James T. Meeks (D) - Previous General Assembly (97th)
15th District

Photograph of  Senator  James T. Meeks (D)

Springfield Office:
Senator 15th District
M113 Capitol Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-8066
(217) 782-6895 FAX
District Office:
2050 E. 159th Street
Calumet City, IL  60409
(708) 862-1515
(708) 862-4745 FAX

Years served: 2003 - Present

Committee assignments: Committee of the Whole; Education (Chair); Higher Education; Revenue; Subcommittee on Amendments (Sub-Chair).

Biography: Senior Pastor, Salem Baptist Church of Chicago; 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 and one granddaughter.

Associated Representative(s): William Davis
 Thaddeus Jones