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Bill G. Chapman

Born: Oct 11, 1928

Death: Aug 26, 2007

Birthplace: Chickasha

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Bill G. Chapman

Date of Birth : Oct 11, 1928
Date of Death : Aug 26, 2007
Birth Place : Chickasha

Billy Gene "Bill" Chapman, known as Bill G. Chapman, was an advocate for visually impaired persons, principally in Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico. The founder of Vision Loss Technology, Chapman, himself blind, authored in 2001 Coping With Vision Loss: Maximizing What You Can See and Do, with George H. Pollock as the illustrator. Coping with Vision Loss consists of thirty-six chapters, one devoted to macular degeneration. Chapman also wrote various journal articles and supplied aids to enable the blind to function as otherwise sighted individuals. Chapman was born in Chickasha, the seat of Grady County in south central Oklahoma, to the late Helen and Talford Chapman. He graduated in 1950 from Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee. In 1954, he completed Central Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, Kansas. Thereafter, he entered the United States Air Force and served in Louisiana, Labrador, Baffin Island, California, Oregon, Great Britain, and Texas. He was medically retired from the Air Force in 1969, having attained the rank of lieutenant colonel. In 1973, then legally blind, Chapman procured his Ed.

Profession


  • Writer

Also known as


  • Bill Chapman

Spouse


  • Katherine Chapman
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