Example sentences for: deighton

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  • On Maple Street, a no less handsome statue of Gassy Jack, a distinctly derelict-looking riverboat captain known to his mother as John Deighton, stands on a whisky barrel symbolizing the drinks he served to lumbermen, persuading them to build the town in 1867.

  • In keeping with this easy-going attitude, the city was originally known as Gastown, after saloon-keeper “Gassy Jack” Deighton, who looked after the needs of pioneer lumbermen and sailors in the 1860s.

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