Reiser, Anton a German theologian, was born at Augsburg, March 7, 1628. He was first preacher at Schemnitz, and in 1659 became pastor of the Lutheran church at Presburg. Having in 1672 espoused Calvinism, he was thrown into prison and at length banished. Eventually, however, he served as rector of the gymnasium at Augsburg, preacher at Oeringen, and after 1678 as pastor of the Church of St. James at Hamburg, where he died, April 27, 1686. He Was the author of a number of theological treatises, enumerated in Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.