James P. Gubbins, a well known and successful attorney of Rome, has here been engaged in the practice of law
for the past two decades. His birth occurred in New Haven, Connecticut, on the 15th of June, 1865, his parents
being Patrick and Margaret Gubbins. When our subject was still quite young the family home was established in the
town of Annsville and there he began his education in the district schools, later continuing his studies in the
Rome Academy. Subsequently he read law under the preceptorship of J. S. Baker and followed the profession of teaching
while preparing for the bar, to which he was admitted in November, 1891. During the past twenty years he has built
up an extensive practice in Rome and now enjoys an enviable reputation as a learned and able lawyer.
On the 15th of November, 1897, Mr. Gubbins was united in marriage to Miss Mollis Spellicy, of Rome, New York. He
gives his political allegiance to the party and has served as justice of the peace for many years, his fair and
impartial decisions winning him "golden opinions from all sorts of peOpie." He is now deputy grand knight
of the Knights of Columbus and also belongs to the Ancient Order of Hibernians.
History of Oneida County, New York
From 1700 to the present time
of some of its prominent men and pioneers.
By: Henry J. Cookinham
The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company
Oneida County, NY
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