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Senator James T. Meeks (D) - Previous General Assembly (96th)
15th District

Photograph of  Senator  James T. Meeks (D)

Springfield Office:
Senator 15th District
M113 Capitol Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-8066
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; Higher Education; Revenue (Vice-Chair); Elections; Education (Chair); Revenue Subcommittee on Amendments; Revenue Subcommittee on Prop. Taxes (Sub-Chair); Subcommittee on Charter Schools.

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 Representative(s): David E. Miller
 William Davis