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Sidney Nicklas Laverents

Sidney Nicklas Laverents, American writer. Achievements include patents for double action bass drum pedal; patents for accelerator control device. Member of Mensa.


  • Laverents, Sidney Nicklas was born on August 5, 1908 in Cheyenne, Wyoming, United States. Son of Paul and Edith Davis Laverents.

  • Education

    • Student, San Diego State University.


    • With Consolidated Aircraft, flight test instrumentation engineer. Sergeant United States Air Force, 1943-1945.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patents for double action bass drum pedal. Patents for accelerator control device.


    • Raging Waters
    • In 1929, a catastrophic flood nearly obliterates Elba, Alabama, but Chief of Police Bret Lawson quickly discovers that the flooding might be the least of his worries.
    • Author: Raging Waters, 2000, First 90 Years Are the Hardest, 2002. Producer: (films) Multiple SIDosis.


    Member of Mensa.


    • Married Adelaide Enkel Laverents (deceased February 1989). Married Charlotte Diederik, November 26, 1991.
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    Born August 5, 1908
    Died May 6, 2009
    (aged 100)