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Linda W. Cropp

Thursday, January 6, 2005; Page DZ11

Birthplaceand date: Atlanta; Oct. 5, 1947.

Marital status: Married to Dwight S. Cropp.

At the height of a flare-up over whether to fund a professional baseball stadium, council Chairman Linda W. Cropp (D-At Large) jogs from a news conference to her next meeting. (Preston Keres -- The Washington Post)

_____D.C. Council, In Private_____
What do city officials do, and where do they go, when they're not on duty? Their answers can be surprising.
Anthony A. Williams, Mayor
Linda W. Cropp, Council Chair
Jack Evans, Ward 2
Carol Schwartz, At-Large
David A. Catania, At-Large
Phil Mendelson, At-Large
Kwame R. Brown, At-Large
Jim Graham, Ward 1
Kathy Patterson, Ward 3
Adrian M. Fenty, Ward 4
Vincent B. Orange Sr., Ward 5
Sharon Ambrose, Ward 6
Vincent C. Gray, Ward 7
Marion Barry, Ward 8

Children: Allison and Christopher, both adults.

College: Howard University -- BA and M.Ed.

Pets: None.

Celebrity I most resemble: No answer provided.

My most notable characteristic or personality trait: No answer provided.

I'd love to trade places for a day with: No answer provided.

Nobody knows I: Play bridge, swim, can build cabinets, wallpaper, paint and re-upholster furniture.

Favorite quote: "I know God won't give me anything I can't handle. I just wish He didn't trust me so much." -- Mother Teresa.

Best movie I've ever seen: The James Bond series.

Best book I've ever read: "The Company: A Novel of the CIA," by Robert Littell.

Favorite TV show of all time: "Touched by an Angel."

Restaurant where my constituents would most likely run into me: Georgia Brown's.

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