Reiter, Ernst Anton

Reiter, Ernst Anton a Roman Catholic priest, was born in 1821 at Arnsberg. He received holy orders in 1846, and came in 1854 as missionary to the United States. In 1859 he was appointed-pastor of the German church of the Trinity at Boston, Mass., and died May 5, 1873, at Erie, Pa. He wrote a very important work on the statistics of the Roman Catholic Church of the United States, entitled Schenatismus der katholischen deutschen Geistlichkeit in den Ver. Staaten Nordamerikas (N. Y. 1869). See

Literarischer Handweiserfiur das katholische Deutschland, 1869, p. 465 sq.; 1873, p. 271. (B. P.)

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