Luke R. Ocone
Luke R. Ocone was born on March 10, 1925 in Bridgeport, CT, and he attended New York City public schools. After military service during WWII, he earned a BS in Chemistry from the Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute in 1951 and a PhD In Inorganic Chemistry from Pennsylvania State University in 1955. He was employed by the Pennwalt Corporation for 30 years, mainly as the manager of an exploratory research group. After retirement from industry, he began to explore the effects of ambient electric (static) charge on biological systems, and this has remained his principle research interest.