Miriam Canter

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Miriam Canter was married to David Canter, with whom she had Marc Canter, Evan Canter and Anna Pincus. She died in 1999.

Chicago Committee to Defend the Bill of Rights

In November 1967, David Canter and his wife Miriam Canter signed a Chicago Committee to Defend the Bill of Rights advertisement in the Hyde Park-Kenwood Voices opposing efforts by Senator Dirksen to re-institute the McCarran Subversive Activities Control Act of 1950.[1]

Salute to Harold Washington

On April 6, 1983, the Hyde Park Herald published an endorsement from the Hyde Park/Kenwood Citizens Committee of Democratic Party Chicago mayoral candidate Harold Washington. Signatories to the endorsement included Miriam Canter and David Canter.[2]


  1. Hyde Park-Kenwood Voices, Nov. 1967
  2. Hyde Park Herald April 6, 1983, page 8