AB, Princeton University, 1951. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics and Optics, University Rochester, 1958.
Staff scientist Parma Research Center, Union Carbide Corporation, Ohio, 1956—1963. Member physics faculty Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, 1961-1963. Senior scientist Tarrytown (New York ) Technology Center, Union Carbide Corporation, 1963-1985.
President Josip Juraj Pike & Company, Pleasantville, New York, 1986—2006. Consultant industrial optical instrumentation design Tennessee Science, United States Air Force.
Board of directors United Way of Westchester and Putnam, New York, 1979-1985, 95-, chairman, 1996-1998. Board directors United Way of New York State, since 1999. Member of national committee for planned giving United Way of America, since 1997.
Member Optical Society American, International Society for Optical Engineering-The International Society for Optical Engineering, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.
Married Margaretta May Horner, December 28, 1957. 1 child Susan Horner;1 child Sally Katharine.