After obtaining a divorce from Don, she marries Henry Francis and moves to Rye in late 1965.
Despite no longer being married to Don, Betty is shown to harbour feelings for him. Harris (née Holloway; Christina Hendricks) is first depicted as an office manager at Sterling Cooper, who acts as a professional and social mentor, as well as an occasional rival, to Peggy Olson, much as Don Draper is to Pete Campbell.
He professes his love for her, they sleep together, and he makes plans to leave his family for her.
However, by the next morning he changes his mind and pleads with Don to send him to California to work the new Sunkist account for SC&P.
Draper is the series' protagonist, and more storylines focus on him than on other characters.
Margaret "Peggy" Olson (Elisabeth Moss), upon introduction, is the ostensibly naïve "new girl" at Sterling Cooper.
In this same episode, Ted surprises Peggy by kissing her.
She ascribes the boy's fatherhood to her husband, a physician serving as a military officer in Vietnam, whom she later divorces. (John Slattery), was one of the two managing partners of Sterling Cooper, and later a founding partner at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce (SCDP).SCDP's partners (except Don, who disapproves) negotiate to reward her for engaging in a sexual tryst with a client by making her a partner. Roger's relationship with Lucky Strike, one of Sterling Coopers most lucrative accounts, is key to the story from the outset.Ted Chaough (Kevin Rahm) (pronounced ), is a self-proclaimed rival of Don Draper's in the advertising world.Elizabeth "Betty" Francis (née Hofstadt, formerly Draper; January Jones) is the ex-wife of Don Draper (who affectionately called her "Betts," or on occasion "Birdy") and mother of their three children, Sally, Bobby, and Gene.Her family home was in Elkins Park, Pa., and she graduated from Bryn Mawr College. She is the archetypal dissatisfied 1960s housewife, who dutifully turned her back on her education and professional career (as a model) to become a homemaker.