Meeks, James T. was born in 1956 in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
Bachelor in Religion and Philosophical, Bishop College, Dallas.
Member District 15 Illinois State Senate, since 2002. Member Assignments Committee, Agriculture & Conservation Committee, Appropriations Committee. Education & State Government pastor Salem Baptist Church, Chicago.
Manifestations religious freedom include supporting separation of church and state, advocating for people everywhere to be guaranteed the right to worship free from discrimination, and lifting up respectful dialog as a healthy means to understanding.
The strongest feature of Baptism is that ordinary people play a major role in the running of the Church.
Married; children: Jamie, Janet, James Junior, Jasmine.