Updated: Jul 29, 2022
MICHAEL CANTER is the chairman of our
House committee and often IS THE HOUSE COMMITTEE.
He grew up in Washington, D.C. attended
Coolidge High School. He later transferred to
Northwood High School from which he graduated.
He went on to attend Community College in
Washington, but left the college to become an
apprentice in the Government Printing Office. He
continued working in this office and later became a
supervisory printing specialist under the direction
of the production manager. Mike married Paulette and they had a daughter,
Arlene and a son, Joel and 5 grandchildren who live in Maryland.
While living in the Washington area, Mike served in the National Guard
for six years. He had the opportunity to be very active and a force to be
After working for the Government Printing Office for 40 years, Mike
retired and he and Paulette moved to Florida. They came directly to
Century Village and immediately became active in the Village Reform
Mike and Paulette love to travel, go back and forth between Florida and
Maryland and do as much sightseeing as possible. He likes to walk and
takes every opportunity to walk rather than drive to the Temple, COOPA or
wherever necessary in the Village.
Mike is a very quiet man who works hard without any fanfare and takes
pride in making certain that our building is maintained properly. He tries to
please everyone and wants only that we follow Synagogue rules and
remember that this is our home and we should treat it accordingly.
We wish him much strength, good health and a long and happy life!