ⓘ Frederick W. Allsopp. Allsopp was born in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England. At the age of twelve, his family moved to Prescott, in Nevada County. He sold n ..

                                     

ⓘ Frederick W. Allsopp

Allsopp was born in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England. At the age of twelve, his family moved to Prescott, in Nevada County. He sold newspapers during his youth and in 1884, he worked in the printing department of the Nevada County Picayune. At the age of seventeen, he applied for a job at the Arkansas Gazette in Little Rock, where by 1899, he became the business manager. Allsopp presided over the Arkansas Gazette for more than forty years.

Allsopp was an author and was co-owner of Allsopp & Chapple Bookstore in Little Rock. In 1922, he was named chairman of the Committee on a Code of professional ethics of the Arkansas Press Association, and was later named APA historian "for life."

Allsop died on April 9, 1946 and is buried in Little Rock’s Mount Holly Cemetery. Allsopp Park, in Little Rock, is named in his honor.