The following was submitted by the artist's daughter, Clarissa:
Chaman served as a military artist until his enlistment ended in 1959. He was a member of the Georgia Air National Guard's 116th Fighter-Interceptor Wing at Dobbins Air Force Base in Marietta, Georgia. Painted a rendition of Major General George G. Finch, Commanding General, 14th Air Force, which was briefly mentioned in a local newspaper. The painting was meant to decorate a wall of the new Wing headquarters building at the time.
He was uncharacteristically captain of the football team at Avondale High School. However, he never followed sports in his adult life.
When he was very young he studied under George Beattie, B
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