* John D. Paulus Jr.,an architect who worked on th Manhattan Project that developed the first atomic bomb, died Friday at age 83 in Jefferson City, Mo. Mr. Paulus joined the Raytheon Co. in Concord, Mass., in 1942 and wound up overseeing a group of engineers, drafters and designers working on an electrical guidance system. He also worked on the conceptual design for what was to be the first radar tracking system.
* John Stender, 76, appointed by President Nixon as the firsdirector of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, died Saturday after a six-month battle with bone cancer in Seattle. He was named head of OSHA, which oversees workplace safety in the United States, in 1973. In 1975, President Ford appointed him assistant secretary of the Selective Service Administration.