Reese, Thomas D.D., a Presbyterian minister, was born in 1742, was educated at the College of New Jersey, class of 1768, and became the pastor of the Presbyterian Church at Salem, S. C., and subsequently of two churches in Pendleton District, S. C. He died in 1796. He published, Essay on the Influence of Religion on Civil Society (1788): — Farewell Sermon: Two Sermons (in the American Preacher, vol. i and ii). See Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit, 3:331.